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Housing and Neighborhood Development administers a variety of programs geared toward the revitalization of Knoxville's low-to-moderate income neighborhoods. In order for resources to have the greatest impact, the Department targets its programs to strategy areas that are selected periodically.

  2020-2024 FIVE YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN INFORMATION
  Timeline
• Draft of Plan ready by April 1, 2020
• 30 Day Public Comment Period April 1, 2020-April 30, 2020
• Public Meeting April 28, 2020
• City Council Review / Vote May 5, 2020
• Final Plan ready by May 15, 2020

January 21, 2020 Meeting Documents
Meeting Presentation [PDF]
Draft of Goals and Priorities [PDF]
Consolidated Plan Timeline [PDF]
Affordable Housing Fact Sheet [PDF]
Main Line: 865-215-2120
Fax: 865-215-2962 
Disability Services:  865-215-2034
TTY: 865-215-4581 
Fair Housing Program:  865-215-2120
Housing Programs:  865-215-2120
Neighborhood Strategy Areas: 865-215-2120
Solutions to Problem Properties: 865-215-2120


HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT PROVIDES:

* Programs to improve housing opportunities for lower-income homeowners, tenants and home buyers as well as assistance to organizations serving Knoxville's homeless population.
* A Fair Housing Program to promote equal opportunity in housing in Knoxville.
* Activities that identify vacant, blighted or problem properties and seek developers to return them to productive use.
* Support for programs that assist neighborhoods in identifying and solving their own problems
* Support for programs that provide training and employment to lower-income citizens or to assist lower-income citizens in starting small businesses.


REVITALIZATION PROJECTS:

* Five Points Commercial Development
* Lonsdale Redevelopment
* Vestal Redevelopment


ENERGY STAR:

Energy Star Partner - The City of Knoxville is a proud partner of ENERGY STAR. The Community Development Department's Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program has built thirteen (13) Energy Star homes and plan on building more Energy Star-certified homes. ENERGY STAR qualified products and practices help you save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. EPA and U.S. DOE. The ENERGY STAR label also designates superior energy performance in homes and buildings. More information is available on the ENERGY STAR website at www.energystar.gov.

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