ETDD Office Closed December 16th – December 18th

Due to the increase in COVID cases and for the safety of our staff, the ETDD office will be closed December 16th thru December 18th.  The office will reopen on Monday, December 21st unless notified differently.  Our staff will continue to work from home and will be available by phone and email. Thank you for […]

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ETDD Office Closed December 21st – December 31st

Due to the increase in COVID cases and for the safety of our staff, the ETDD office will be closed December 21st – December 31st.  The office will reopen on January 4th.  Our staff will continue to work from home and will be available by phone and email.  December 24, 25, and January 1 are […]

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ETDD Winter Newsletter

Our winter newsletter is now available!  If you would like to be included in our email list for our quarterly newsletter, please sign up under the “Sign up for our Newsletter” section listed on our home page.  Our current newsletter can be viewed at the link below: 2020 Winter Newsletter

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Limited English Proficiency Policy

EAST TENNESSEE DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR COMMUNICATION WITH PERSONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY POLICY: The East Tennessee Development District will take reasonable steps to ensure that persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) have meaningful access and an equal opportunity to participate in our services, activities, programs, and other benefits. The policy of the East […]

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ESG COVID-19 Funding Amendment

Notice of ESG COVID-19 (ESG-CV) Funding Amendment The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has released an amendment to the 2019-2020 State of Tennessee Annual Action Plan detailing new COVID-19 CARES Act funding for the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. The ESG program has received an allocation of $11,148,024 to prepare for and respond to COVID-19 […]

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EPA Brownfields Coalition Assessment Grant

For information about the EPA Brownfields Coalition Assessment Grant and how it can help your community, click here.

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2018 to 2070 Tennessee Population Projection for the ETDD Region

2018 to 2070 Tennessee Population Projection for the ETDD region    

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Population Projections Data

The Tennessee State Data Center has posted the 2018-2070 population projections for the state to their website at http://tndata.utk.edu/sdcpopulationprojections.htm. In addition, a shapefile, file geodatabase and ArcGIS Online feature layers have also been posted.

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ALICE Report

The ALICE report is commissioned by the United Ways of Tennessee. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. It is the population right above the federal poverty level but below a financially functioning household.  For more information, please click on the link below. https://uwtn.org/106/alice  

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Opportunity Zones Map

As described by the IRS, Opportunity Zones are a new community development tool established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. This new tool is designed to drive long-term capital to low-income communities. The new law provides a federal tax incentive for investors to re-invest their capital gains into Opportunity Funds, which are […]

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