The program description and application are now available for the Tennessee Housing Development Agency’s 2017 fall round of the Housing Trust Fund Competitive Grant program. There will be approximately $2.15 million available. All housing funded through the program must be rental and address the housing needs of households with incomes at or below 80 percent of the area median. Encouraged are projects serving the rental housing needs of households with incomes at or below 50 percent or 30 percent of the area median. Additional points may be awarded to applicants meeting the housing needs of youth transitioning out of the state’s foster care system and ex-offenders. Applications are due Sept. 22, 2016. For questions or to access the application, visit https://thda.org/business-partners/competitive-grants or call 615-815-2030.