MEMFix is a community-led revitalization effort in Memphis, Tennessee.

It is a temporary showcase of what a dynamic, walkable neighborhood could look like with pop-up shops, activated storefronts, vibrant public spaces, bicycle and pedestrian-friendly streets, and engaging activities for visitors.

MEMFix demonstrates the “art of the possible” by temporarily transforming designated city blocks. The neighborhoods being transformed for the 2023 project include: Alcy Ball, Frayser, Whitehaven, The Heights, Orange Mound, Klondike Smokey City, and South City.

The two most important factors for understanding if your neighborhood is ready for a MEMFix project are:

If you are interested in learning more about MEMFix expectations or believe your neighborhood is ready to start its own MEMFix, connect with us!

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It's still #AffordableHousingMonth!

Hear from our Member, Seth Harkins, Executive Director of Alcy Ball CDC @alcyball, about how they work in the Alcy Ball community to develop and advocate for fair and affordable housing! 

What are some of YOUR efforts to support or promote affordable housing? Let us know in the comments! 
#AffordableHousing #BLDGMemphis #Memphis #BLDGbetterneighborhoods
May is Affordable Housing Month!

BLDG Memphis Members... Grab your lunch and join us virtually for the first Lunch & Learn of the year! Charia Jackson, Program Officer of Housing with (LISC Memphis) @lisc_hq , will inform us of the latest trends in the industry, funding on the horizon, and what affordable housing means in Memphis! 

To register, sign in to the Member portal on UpSquad! #AffordableHousing #AffordableHousingMonth #BLDGMemphis #BLDGbetterneighborhoods #Memphis #CommunityDevelopment
What's your favorite small business? 

Leave a comment below and tell us why they're awesome! We'll be sharing some of your shoutouts all month long.

Want to show extra love? 

Head to their shop, grab a delicious bite, or book an appointment! Every purchase helps keep our community thriving.  #ShopSmall #SupportLocal #Memphis  #BLDGMemphis #BLDGbetterneighborhoods  #smallbiz
It's still #FairHousingMonth! We're highlighting members working for fair homeownership.

Our member, Lisc Memphis, partnered with the City of Memphis to launch the Memphis Home Empowerment Loan Program (901HELP).

Hear from Charia, LISC Memphis' Program Officer-Housing, sharing how 901HELP offers low-interest home repair loans to Memphis homeowners, helping them make critical repairs and improve their lives.

➡️ Learn more and apply at www.home901.org. #Memphis  #BLDGMemphis #BLDGbetterneighborhoods #fairhousing #fairhousingact  #CommunityDevelopment