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The City uses federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to meet priority goals and objectives (City of Knoxville's Priority Goals and Objectives [PDF]), including:


Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
View Homeless Grant Resources [PDF]
Contact: Ms. Bailey Walker at [email protected]


Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
View CDBG Resources [DOCX]
Contact: Ms. Hope Ealey at [email protected]


HOME Investment Partnerships Grant
View HUD.gov/HudPrograms/Home-Program
Contact: Ms. Beth Bacon at [email protected]


5-Year Consolidated Plan & Annual Action Plan
HUD requires the City to complete a 5-Year Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan updates describing how it intends to use HUD funding. The most recent plans can be found at KnoxvilleTN.gov/Development under the "Reports and Plans" tab. The planning process for the 2023-2024 Action Plan will begin in January 2023.
Contact: Ms. Linda Rust at [email protected]


Check for Updates
Check back in December 2022 / January 2023 for updates on ESG and CDBG funding opportunities for Year Four (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024).  HOME grants are available on a year-round basis.




Equal Housing Opportunity

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