Community Feedback Requested:
Housing and Community Development in Tennessee

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has completed a draft of the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) on the 2015-19 Tennessee Consolidated Plan for the CDBG, ESG, HOME, HOPWA, and Housing Trust Fund (HTF) programs. This annual report to HUD describes how federal funds were spent on activities that benefit low and moderate income residents as well as other housing and community development activities across the state. Citizens are encouraged to review and make comments on information contained in the report. The CAPER draft is available for review and public comment at https://thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment beginning August 29, 2018. Use “Select Language” at the bottom of the page for multiple translations. Links will also be available on the websites of the State of Tennessee, TN Department of Economic and Community Development, TN Department of Health, and each of the nine Development Districts of Tennessee. Written comments via electronic submission on the THDA website will be accepted from August 29 – September 14, 2018.

Additionally, we are seeking your feedback on the 2018 update to the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice in Tennessee. A full draft of the report and a feedback form can be found at https://thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment from August 29 – September 14, 2018.

Please send accommodation requests to LSwanson@thda.org.

 

Se Pide Comentarios de la Comunidad:
Desarrollo de Viviendas y la Comunidad en Tennessee

La Agencia de Desarrollo de Viviendas de Tennessee (THDA) ha completado un borrador del Informe Anual Consolidado de Rendimiento y Evaluación (CAPER) para el Plan Consolidado de Tennessee 2015-19 para los programas CDBG, (Bloque de Subvenciones para Desarrollo Comunitario), ESG (Subvenciones de Soluciones de Emergencia), HOME (Programa de Asociación en Inversiones), HOPWA (Programa de Oportunidades de Vivienda para Personas con SIDA), el Fondo Fiduciario de Viviendas. Este informe anual a HUD (Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano de los EE.UU) describe cómo fondos federales fueron gastados en actividades que benefician residentes de ingresos bajos y moderados, tal como otras actividades de viviendas y desarrollo comunitario a lo largo del estado. Se exhorta a que los ciudadanos revisen y hagan comentarios en cuanto a la información contenida en el informe. A partir del 29 de agosto de 2018, el borrador del CAPER está disponible para revisar y comentarios públicos a https://thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment. Use “Select Language” al fin de la página para tradiciones múltiples. Vínculos también estarán disponibles en los sitios web del Estado de Tennessee, el Departamento de Desarrollo Económico y Comunitario de Tennessee, el Departamento de Salud de Tennessee, y cada uno de los nueve Distritos de Desarrollo de Tennessee. Comentarios por escrito y por vía electrónica en el sitio web de THDA serán aceptados desde el 29 de agosto hasta el 14 de septiembre de 2018

Además, buscamos sus comentarios sobre la actualización de 2018 al Análisis de Impedimentos a Opciones de Equidad en la Vivienda en Tennessee. Se pueden encontrar un borrador completo del informe y un formulario de comentarios a https://thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment desde el 29 de agosto hasta el 14 de septiembre de 2018.

Por favor envíe peticiones para acomodaciones a LSwanson@thda.org.

Notices in Arabic, Bahdini, Sorani, Bosnian, Burmese, Somali, and Vietnamese are located on the THDA website

 

Housing

The ETDD Housing Planner works with local, regional and state partners to address the housing needs of East Tennessee. The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) contracts with ETDD to provide technical assistance to local communities across sixteen counties. ETDD primarily assists with housing-related inquiries and regularly submits grant applications for state and federal housing programs. Through our regional partnerships, we are able to disseminate information about housing programs, funding sources and Fair Housing laws to residents across East Tennessee.

For more information about our Housing Programs, please contact Lindsay Crockett at lcrockett@etdd.org.

Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA)

As the State’s housing finance agency, the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) is a self-sufficient, independently funded, publicly accountable entity of the State of Tennessee. THDA’s mission is to ensure that every Tennessean has access to safe, sound, affordable housing opportunities. More information about THDA programs can be found online at http://thda.org/.

THDA Homeownership

THDA’s Great Choice Loan Program offers 30-year, fixed rate mortgages and downpayment assistance to eligible first-time, repeat and military homebuyers. Borrowers must meet certain requirements and conditions, including credit history, income limits and cost of home. http://thda.org/homebuyers/homebuyers

Additional Homeownership Links:

Homeownership for the Brave: http://thda.org/homebuyers/military

Tennessee Housing Search: http://tnhousingsearch.org/

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Single Family Help Desk at 615-815-2100 or sfask@thda.org.

 

THDA Community Programs

The Community Programs Division administers a variety of housing programs supported through federal, state and THDA funding. The Division awards grants to local governments and non-profit agencies to meet the housing needs of low income Tennesseans. http://thda.org/business-partners/partners

For more information, please contact Coralee Holloway, Director of Community Programs at 615-815-2030.

THDA Rental Programs

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) or “Voucher” program is a federal rental assistance program funded through HUD where very low-income families, the elderly and the disabled receive assistance to afford decent, safe and sanitary housing in the private market. As a state housing agency, THDA administers the Housing Choice Voucher program in 72 Tennessee counties, between 4 regional offices. http://thda.org/renters/renters

For more information, please contact Jada Lattimore, Senior Director of Rental Housing Programs at 615-815-2186

THDA Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit is a credit against federal income tax liability each year for 10 years for owners and investors in low-income rental housing. The amount of tax credits is based on reasonable costs of development, as determined by THDA, and the number of qualified low-income units. http://thda.org/business-partners/lihtc

For more information, please contact Donna Duarte, Program Liaison for Multifamily Development at 615-815-4142.

Additional Housing Links:

 Tennessee Fair Housing Council: http://www.tennfairhousing.org/

Tennessee Housing Conference: http://thda.org/about-thda/ghc

Housing Assistance Council: http://www.ruralhome.org/