Founded in 1938, the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency is a public housing authority that is responsible for housing, urban and community development programs. The agency offers assistance with land assembly, design and development. Its development department facilitates redevelopment and revitalization plans. The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency s asset management department is responsible for the administration and normal routine maintenance of public housing properties, including scattered sites. Its rental assistance department administers voucher and moderate rehabilitation and federally funded rent supplement programs. The agency operates more than 5,200 units of housing. In addition, it assists in resolving complaints and problems of participating owners and tenants. The Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency is located in Nashville, Tenn.