Knox County Tennessee

Knox County Draft CDBG-RHP Application

Knox County PY2022 Draft Annual Action Plan

Public Comment Period – April 4, 2022 – May 4, 2022

Please find below a link to Knox County’s proposed PY2022 Annual Action Plan. As a HUD entitlement community, this is Knox County’s third year Annual Action Plan, which is an update to our Five-Year Consolidated Plan to implement federal programs supporting housing and community development, using Community Development Block Grants and HOME Investment Partnership funds. To solicit public comment, a public meeting will be held at 1:30pm on Friday, April 8, 2022 at the Burlington Branch Public Library, located at 4614 Asheville Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37914. Additionally, a virtual meeting will take place on April 12, 2022 at 6:00pm. You can register for the virtual meeting at the link below.

Knox County Commission is expected to act on the proposed PY2022 Annual Action Plan on April 25, 2022 at the regularly scheduled County Commission meeting at 5:00 PM, located in the Large Assembly Room on the Main Level of the City/County Building. Citizens are encouraged to attend and comment on the proposed Annual Action Plan at this public hearing.  Comments may also be emailed to Zach Waggoner at zachary.waggoner@knoxcounty.org or mailed to Knox County Community Development, 400 Main Street, Suite 364, Knoxville, TN 37902. All comments must be received by May 4, 2022.

PY 2022-2023 HUD CDBG and HOME Applications

Knox County’s U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) application opened on January 24, 2022 for program year 2022-2023 funds. The HOME application will remain open through the end of the calendar year and submissions will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. For technical assistance with the HOME application, please contact Lily Seabolt at lily.seabolt@knoxcounty.org.

State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Recovery Plan

The Knox County Community Development Department (KCCD) is dedicated to serving our local community by providing funding and assistance to organizations and agencies that have vital missions that serve individuals or families with varied needs. We are tasked with responsibilities that include management and oversight of federal funds as well as other assets defined by additional government bodies.

Our department oversight includes intensive work and staffing related primarily to 2 federal programs. The U.S Department of Homeland Security Grant Program is focused on insuring our community is prepared for a disaster response by better equipping and training our first responder agencies. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban (HUD) Development Grant programs are focused upon assisting low-to-moderate (LMI) individuals within our community to obtain vital services or housing to meet the basic necessities of life. Both federal programs ultimately make our community a better place to live and provide a very worthwhile sense of purpose and service for our staff.

Knox County Community Development is comprised of highly qualified and experienced employees that are dedicated to serving our community and serving our community well.
For more information, please call 215-3980 to contact our Knox County Community Development staff.

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Community Development

City County Building
Suite 630
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865-215-3980
Fax: 865-215-3997

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm