How to Apply for Housing

The Franklin Housing Authority will be taking applications for all bedroom types for public housing on Thursday, April 5th from 9 am – 2 pm.
Please bring birth certificates and social security cards of all household members. Household members that are 18 years of age and older must provide a picture ID.

Interested applicants for public housing must meet five eligibility requirements for admission:

  • Qualify as a family
  • Have an income within the income limits
  • Meet citizenship/eligible immigrant criteria
  • Provide documentation of Social Security cards and birth certificates (required at the time of application submission)
  • Sign consent authorization documents
  • In addition to the eligibility criteria, families must also meet the Franklin Housing Authority‚Äôs screening criteria in order to be admitted to public housing.

    All applications must include the following:

    • Proof of income for everyone in the household
    • Authorization Release Form (HUD 9886)
    • Picture identification for all adults
    • Social Security cards for everyone in the household
    • Date of birth of each member to be in the household (birth certificate)
    • Name, address, phone number of present and previous landlords for the past five years
    • Childcare Expense and Medical Insurance Expense
    • Citizenship of everyone in the household
    • Fraud signature
    • Assets (banking, savings, checking, retirement, insurances, inheritances, etc.)
    • For the Application package, click here

      * Franklin Housing Authority does not provide emergency housing. If you need housing immediately, please contact Nashville Rescue Mission at (615) 255-2475.