Chattanooga Named “Best Place to Live in Tennessee” by U.S. News & World Report

Scenic City ranks #27 nationally in “Best Places to Live” rankings Today, Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly announced that Chattanooga was named the “Best Place to Live in Tennessee” by U.S. News & World Report, ranking #1 in the Volunteer State and #27 overall in the country.  Chattanooga rose 21 places from 48th in last year’s national ranking. […]

Kelly Administration Proposes Innovative Affordable Housing Tax Incentive Reform

New of Payment in Lieu of Taxes program would allow for more participation from more developers, even lower rents in affordable units, and program adjustments by ZIP code Today, City of Chattanooga Chief Housing Officer Nicole Heyman proposed a package of reforms to Chattanooga’s Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) program for affordable housing projects. […]

Mayor Kelly joins Cong. Fleischmann, EPB, UTC, United Way to celebrate federal funding for Chattanooga projects

Cong. Fleischmann delivered more than $20 million in projects for Chattanooga in the recent federal appropriations process. Today Mayor Kelly joined Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, EPB CEO David Wade, UTC Chancellor Steve Angle and officials from the United Way and Chattanooga Police Department to celebrate Chattanooga’s community project funding secured by Congressman Fleischmann in the recent […]

Chattanooga Earns $4 Million in Federal Grants to Improve Pedestrian Safety, Walkability and Connectivity

$2 Million Reconnecting Communities grant will help planning and engineering for Westside Evolves, $2 Million Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation grant to implement technology for detecting vulnerable road users at mid-block crossings The US Department of Transportation has announced that the City of Chattanooga has earned $4 million in two federal grants that will help […]

Chattanooga Selected to Participate in Bloomberg American Sustainable Cities Program

Chattanooga one of 25 cities selected by Bloomberg Philanthropies for three-year initiative to help cities leverage federal funding to build resilient, economically-thriving communities Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced that as one of 25 cities selected for its American Sustainable Cities Program, Chattanooga will receive a three-person innovation team for three years to help the city execute […]