Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency






Nashville’s Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) partnered with Net Tango to undertake a complete redesign of their primary website. MDHA’s core mission is to create quality affordable housing opportunities, support neighborhoods, strengthen communities and help build a greater Nashville. The objective of the redesign was to create a website that effectively showcases these priorities while enhancing the overall user experience.


Custom Post Types


Custom Components


Featured Housing Options


The redesigned MDHA website project aimed to achieve several key goals. Firstly, to prominently feature the faces and personalities of the individuals and communities served by MDHA, humanizing their impact and fostering a stronger connection with the audience.

Secondly, enhancing the user experience by making the agency’s services more accessible and easier to find on the website. This includes intuitive navigation and clear information architecture.

Lastly, in creating a cohesive design that unifies the different departments and programs under a common theme. This design approach aims to convey a sense of unity, collaboration, and a shared commitment to MDHA’s mission throughout the entire website.

What We Did

  • User-specific Navigation
  • Mobile-First Design
  • AJAX Search
  • Custom Filters
  • Custom Blocks
  • Custom Post Types
  • MailChimp Integration
  • ANDI Accessibility Compliance


The new MDHA website boasts an aesthetically pleasing and mobile-responsive design. The site’s design prioritizes user-friendliness, making it intuitive and straightforward to navigate for visitors. This approach not only provides a visually appealing experience but also reinforces the sense of collaboration and shared purpose within MDHA.

By achieving these goals, the new MDHA website successfully showcases the agency’s mission while improving user engagement and accessibility.

Overhauling our existing site was a considerable lift. Fortunately, Net Tango heard our needs while offering their professional recommendations. Their expertise in website and UX design made the transition to a more user-friendly site seamless for us. We love how the new website is visually appealing and easy to navigate while placing our mission and those whom we serve front and center. The feedback we’ve received from internal and external stakeholders alike has been positive.

Charlotte Weatherington
MDHA Assistant Director of Communications

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