United Housing (UHI) is a nonprofit affordable housing agency that serves the City of Memphis, Shelby County, and West Tennessee. UHI targets its services to families that are under served by the traditional homeownership industry.
Founded in 1994, as an affiliate of the United Way of the Mid-South, UHI has continue to serve Memphis and Shelby County by helping more than 3,000 families own a home. In January of 2000, UHI joined the NeighborWorksÒ America Network. Through this network UHI is linked to over 230 local nonprofits nationwide working to revitalize America’s declining neighborhoods.
United Housing hopes to increase our reach in West Tennessee by Getting to Scale, this article by Sister Lillian Murphy and Janel Falk at Mercy House in California talks about ways the nonprofit housing sector can create a new model for community development by leveraging partnerships and lobbying for smarter funding that is more sustainable. Read it here.