City Council looks to help Section 8 voucher holders become homeowners

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 26, 2023 6:27 AM CT | Published: April 25, 2023 5:22 PM CT

The idea’s benefits could be many: It would allow people to build equity, and it would lessen the backlog of the city’s renter program. It could also bring a new steel frame manufacturer to the city.


HUD Section 8 Memphis City Council Martavius Jones
Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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