Getting Started

Your search for an affordable place to live or build a business in Nashville begins right here.

residential rentals

  • If you would like to apply for an apartment, you must first pre-qualify to confirm your eligibility. Please click below to complete our pre-qualification form.
  • Follow the instructions to submit an application and $25 application fee for one of our market rate or subsidized units. (If you have a special housing need, please see below.)
  • We will process your application, including the rental history, criminal background, and income verification.
  • If you qualify for your preferred property, you will be offered an apartment or the opportunity to be on the wait list for that property. If you qualify for a different property, you will have the option to accept that alternative or any other properties for which you qualify.

commercial rentals

  • If you would like to apply for one of our commercial units, please contact our commericial property manager, S&S Property Management at 615-227-8646
  • S&S will process your application, including the rental history, criminal background, credit report, and income verification.
  • If you qualify for your preferred property, you will be offered that commercial space or the opportunity to be on the wait list for that property. If you qualify for a different property, you will have the option to accept that alternative or any other properties for which you qualify.

special housing needs

We also offer some apartments for people with special housing needs, including: people in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction who would like to live in a sober community (Journeys of Hope); households in which one or more members is HIV-positive (HOPWA); and deaf or hard of hearing adults (Porter East). Applicants for Journeys of Hope’s properties should call the Journeys of Hope program manager at (615) 726-2696, ext. 121. Applicants for HOPWA should contact the health advocate at (615) 726-2696, ext. 142.

If you have any questions about the application process, please call our leasing department between 8 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, at (615) 726-2696.

"I count my blessings every day that I found Urban Housing Solutions."  

-Libby, Nashville, TN