Cheiktha Dowers

Tennessee Managing Director

Ms. Cheiktha Dowers directs the management and operations of Memphis Housing Authority’s High Performing HCV program. Since her arrival in Memphis in 2012, Dowers’ responsibilities include oversight of finance, inspections, operations, quality assurance/performance management, owner outreach, and customer service. She is a champion of the mission to provide decent and safe housing to Memphis’ most vulnerable citizens and assists in recommending policy to set aside vouchers for homeless or special needs families. One of her proudest accomplishments is spearheading innovative outreach efforts such as Housing Fairs to bring property owners, service agencies, city/county school representatives, and HCV participants together to serve more Memphis residents. Dowers holds a Bachelor’s degree from Palm Beach Atlantic College and a Master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University.

To discuss how to expand your affordable housing opportunities or other HCV program needs with Ms. Dowers, email her.