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Metro Action Recovery Program helps Residents Catch Up on Mortgage/Rent Payments

12/3/2020
Lisa McCrady 615-566-4710 or lisa.mccrady@nashville.gov

Program provides up to 3 or 6 months assistance to residents in danger of eviction/foreclosure

Beginning Monday, the Metropolitan Action Commission will begin accepting applications for a program designed to help homeowners and renters catch up on monthly payments.

This program provides up to 3 or 6 months of Emergency Rent and Mortgage Assistance to residents in danger of eviction or foreclosure because they have or or will fall behind in rent or mortgage payments due to loss of income due to COVID-19.

“This is an amazing opportunity for Metro Action to meet the needs of many Davidson County residents who are now facing eviction and foreclosure because they are behind multiple months in housing payments,” said Marvin D. Cox, Director of Family and Community Services.

There are specific criteria to qualify for the program, such as the applicant is a resident of Davidson County, in good standing prior to March and not accepted into any other repayment program. The applicant’s household income must not exceed 80% Area Median Income which is:

Household Size Annual Income
Number of people Annual Income
1 person $46,100
2 person $52,700
3 person $59,300
4 person $65,850
5 person $71,150
6 person $76,400

To apply for the recovery program, visit the Metro Action Commission located at 800 2nd Avenue North or to access the application online visit www.nashville.gov/mac.  For more information about the program call Metro Action at 615-862-8860 or e-mail  metro.action@nashville.gov.

Metro Action’s Rent and Mortgage Recovery Program is funded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated funding to the Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG-CV).