Help End Homelessness with EPB and the Homeless Coalition

For the second year, EPB will raise awareness about how to help end homelessness by donating to the Chattanooga Regional Homeless Coalition’s Flexible Housing Fund. Contributions to the Flexible Housing Fund through EPB’s Connect For Good go directly to help people experiencing homelessness get back into permanent housing. Last year, Connect For Good raised more than $67,000 for […]

Chattanooga awarded $12.5 million for ‘Freedom Homestead,’ a multi-behavioral community to address needs of veterans experiencing homelessness

Frontline Response, a faith-based non-profit headquartered in Atlanta, made the award for the national pilot project against other major cities. No local taxpayer dollars are involved in the project. Mayor Tim Kelly, on behalf of the City of Chattanooga, is thrilled to share a major investment that will contribute significantly to supporting a vulnerable population […]

Kelly Administration unveils policy playbook to expand affordable housing in Chattanooga

First-ever Housing Action Plan provides City with a cohesive roadmap to improve the housing ecosystem, increase the number of affordable rental homes, and expand homeownership across Chattanooga. Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly and Chief Housing Officer Nicole Heyman today unveiled the City’s first-ever Housing Action Plan: A comprehensive policy and program toolkit to address Chattanooga’s affordable housing […]

First two residents of Chattanooga’s 3D-printed shelters placed into permanent housing

The temporary shelters were built in collaboration with Branch Technology and Olivet Baptist Church. The first two residents who enrolled in the City of Chattanooga’s 3D-printed shelter 12-month pilot program have been placed into permanent housing, with assistance from Chattanooga’s Office of Homelessness and Supportive Housing. The initial residents were housed in 30 days, beating […]

City and Branch Technology Launch 3D-Printed Shelters Pilot for People Experiencing Homelessness

Two single-unit structures will provide temporary shelter during the 12 month pilot. The City of Chattanooga and Branch Technology today launched a new partnership to pilot the use of 3D-printed, single-unit structures as temporary shelters for people experiencing homelessness. “We’ve made great progress reducing homelessness in Chattanooga, but the work’s not done. We remain focused […]

City to Host Affordable Housing Resource Fair

Fifteen service agencies coming together to provide resources and support to residents looking to buy, rent, or repair an affordable home In an effort to boost public engagement with available housing resources, the City of Chattanooga and City Council Chairwoman Raquetta Dotley along with local service providers from across the city will host the city’s […]

Unsheltered Homelessness in Hamilton County Reduced by Nearly 40 Percent During 2022

With strengthened partnerships, resources, and a unified housing-first strategy, Kelly administration marks record-breaking progress in efforts to end homelessness.  The Kelly administration and its partners today announced a nearly 40 percent reduction in the number of unsheltered people experiencing homelessness in Hamilton County during 2022, marking record-breaking progress in the city’s work to end homelessness […]

Chattanooga Requests Proposals for New Permanent Supportive Housing Complex

City to begin soliciting proposals to transform Airport Inn into 70+ units of supportive housing, amidst record-breaking progress in rapidly housing residents experiencing homelessness The City of Chattanooga will begin soliciting proposals this week to identify contractors to transform the dilapidated Airport Inn property located at 7725 Lee Highway into a new permanent supportive housing […]