Knoxville's Community Development Corporation


Madeline Rogero
(865) 215-2040

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Art Cate, Executive Director/CEO
901 N. Broadway
P.O. Box 3550
Knoxville, TN 37927-3550
Fax: 865-403-1117 

Knoxville's Community Development Corporation (KCDC) is the public agency responsible for administering affordable public housing and rental assistance programs for qualifying citizens. In addition, the authority serves as the city's redevelopment agency in specially designated areas of Knoxville. It is governed by a seven-member board which is appointed by the mayor. 

KCDC is the third largest public housing authority in Tennessee and is in the top 10 percent nationwide. The KCDC mission is to provide affordable housing in a cost effective manner and to support and promote ideas and programs which encourage residents' self- sufficiency. 

The agency owns, manages and maintains more than 3,800 low income rental units and administers a program that allows approximately 1,700 families to secure affordable housing in the private market in Knoxville and Knox County.

For information about housing or rental assistance contact 865-403-1100.

Appointment of Board Members

KCDC has a board of seven commissioners who are appointed by the Mayor. Six Commissioners serve a five year term and the resident commissioner serves a two year term.

Meetings Schedule

The Board of Commissioners meet on the last Thursday of each month at  6:00 p.m. at the KCDC offices at 901 Broadway NE, Knoxville, TN 37917.

Board Membership

Jacqueline Arthur
Term: 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2018

David Hutchins, Chairman
Term: 04/23/2010 - 04/24/2015

Daniel Murphy,  Vice Chairman
Term: 04/01/2013 - 06/30/2018

Phyllis Patrick
Term: 08/15/2014 - 06/30/2016

John Winemiller
Term: 09/08/2014 - 06/30/2019

John Turner
Term: 04/01/2013 - 06/30/2016 

Lisa Wagoner 
Term: 07/01/202 - 06/30/2017