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KNOX HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Knox Housing AssistanceThe Knox Housing Assistance Program is a joint City of Knoxville/Knox County initiative aiding renters adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is open to income-qualified city and county renters where one or more individuals in the home have experienced one of the following adverse financial impacts due directly, or indirectly, to the COVID-19 pandemic:

• Qualified for unemployment benefits or experienced a reduction in income
• Incurred significant costs
• Experienced other financial hardship

Learn more at KnoxHousingAssistance.org

PY2022-2023 Annual Action Plan Virtual Public Meeting
Please join us on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at 6:00 PM, by clicking on the Zoom link below. For security, participants will first enter a “waiting room” where they will have to be recognized by the meeting host to have speaking privileges.
When: Apr 26, 2022 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Housing and Neighborhood Development: Public Meeting #2
 
Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84752269138?pwd=bk5QUWZISDMxTVBuM1pqK0RPVm12UT09

Passcode: 263929
Or One tap mobile :
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Webinar ID: 847 5226 9138
Passcode: 263929
International numbers available: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kbCHeROpEQ

Housing and Neighborhood Development (formerly Community 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.

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 Housing and Neighborhood Development (former Community Development) Department's Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program has built 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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