City Celebrates Affordable Housing Efforts During Community Development Week

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Kristin Farley
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(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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City Celebrates Affordable Housing Efforts During Community Development Week

Posted: 04/10/2023
The City of Knoxville Housing and Neighborhood Development (HND) department invites residents to celebrate and learn more about its efforts to advance housing affordability during National Community Development Week, April 10 - 14, 2023. 

“The City has a lot to celebrate,” says HND Director Kevin DuBose, who took the helm of the department in February 2023. “The demand is high for affordable housing in our community, and we are working on a number of fronts to support the efforts of community partners and affordable housing developers.” 

Interested residents can learn more at the following public events this week: 

East Knoxville Community Open House
Tuesday, April 11, 5-7 p.m. 
Jacob Building at Chilhowee Park

Multiple HND departments will be present at this community open house and provide information about affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization. 

Affordable Housing Rehab Open Houses
Wednesday, April 12, 12-4 p.m. 
506 S. Beaman Street and 1613 Crestview Street

Tour homes rehabilitated by East Tennessee Housing Development Corporation using federal H.O.M.E. funds, now for sale to qualifying low-income buyers. 

The Ammons Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 
Friday, April 14, 3 p.m. 
4265 Asheville Highway

Partners Development, Carl Lansden and other officials will gather to cut the ribbon on 80 new affordable apartments. The City supported the project with a $2 million loan from its Affordable Rental Development Fund. 

For more information about the City’s investments in affordable rental housing, visit Details about the City’s housing programs and priorities, as well as partnership opportunities for private developers are posted at