Chattanooga and Hamilton County unveil partnership to strengthen education, enhance affordable housing, and revitalize 300 acres on city’s Westside

Plan will create downtown education opportunities, affordable housing, and new green spaces as part of the development of 1 million square feet of commercial space and thousands of new homes A historic agreement unveiled Friday will revitalize 300 acres of downtown riverfront adjacent to Chattanooga’s core, expand downtown education opportunities, create more affordable housing for […]

City Launches Home Assistance Repair Program (HARP)

$500,000 in federal funds to provide home repairs for Chattanooga residents in need The City of Chattanooga is enhancing its ability to help residents make critical home repairs with the relaunch and expansion of an initiative that had paused during the pandemic.  The Home Assistance Repair Program (HARP), part of Mayor Tim Kelly’s One Chattanooga […]

City to Award $3 Million in Federal Funds for Affordable Housing Creation and Preservation

With allocations to local developers, landlords, and community organizations, funds will support the construction, rehabilitation, and preservation of hundreds of affordable units The City of Chattanooga is allocating nearly $3 million in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the creation and preservation of hundreds of affordable homes across […]

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 […]

Kelly Administration Kicks Off Accelerated Affordable Housing Action Plan

City establishes community-wide working group, welcomes new consultants with a week-long series of events The Kelly administration is set to accelerate the creation and preservation of affordable housing through its One Chattanooga Affordable Housing Action Plan, which kicks off this week in an effort to expedite solutions that increase housing opportunities for all Chattanoogans. With […]

City Announces Funding Opportunities to Incentivize Development of Affordable Housing Units

Nearly $3 million in federal funds available for developers, landlords, and non-profit organizations to build, preserve, and rehabilitate affordable homes Nearly $3 million in federal funds will become available to support the creation of affordable housing units across Chattanooga beginning in July 2023, as part of three local programs managed by the City’s Division of […]