Millington Housing Authority

4888 Bill Knight Avenue
Millington, Shelby County, Tennessee 38053
(901) 872-3677

Millington Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Millington, Tennessee that participates in the Public Housing program. As of July 16th, 2019, Millington Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Millington Housing Authority serves Millington.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Indefinitely

Open Millington Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Public Housing Waiting List

The Millington Housing Authority (MHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications on a limited basis for 2-5 bedroom households that qualify for the following preferences:


  • Natural disaster displaced eligible households with proper paperwork from FEMA, for a period of 6 months after the area is declared a natural disaster.
  • Residents of the city of Millington who are employed at least 20 hours per week at minimum wage (or equivalent).  Applicants who work in the city of Millington will be considered residents of the City for purposes of this preference. Proof of employment is defined as a pay stub from  the employer listing a Millington business address.  However, an applicant must be given the benefit of the working family preference if the head and spouse, or sole member is age 62 or older, or is a person with disabilities.
  • Residents of the city of Millington.  Proof of residency is defined as a current lease in Applicants name in the City of Millington

Please note: The 1-bedroom waiting list is currently closed.


The MHA offers one Public Housing community with 89 units.


To apply, visit the MHA to submit an application in person, located at 4888 Bill Knight Rd., Millington, TN 38053, from 8:00 am until 11:30 am CT on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.


Be sure to bring these documents with you when applying: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members. All adult household members must be present when applying for housing.


The MHA does have a preference for applicants who live and/or work in Millington.


Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.


For more information, call the MHA office at (901) 872-3677 from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (901)872-3677.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/02/2016.

About Millington Housing Authority

HCV Portability Status

Millington Housing Authority does not participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, so voucher holders cannot port to this housing authority. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


Public Housing Operated by Millington Housing Authority

4942 Bill Knight Rd

4942 Bill Knight Rd
Millington, TN
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