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Substantial Amendments
PY 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan
PY2020 Annual Action Plan

The Substantial Amendments to Knox County’s HUD-approved FY 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and FY 2020 Annual Action Plan addresses community needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic using CDBG-CV funds. The Substantial Amendments link below details Knox County’s plan for these funds. The proposed amendments are on public display from September 7, 2020 – September 11, 2020, and a virtual public hearing will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, September 10, 2020 to solicit public comments. Access to this virtual meeting is available by clicking on the link below. Comments may also be emailed to cdfeedback@knoxcounty.org or mailed to Knox County Community Development, 400 Main Street, Suite 630, Knoxville, TN 37902. All comments must be received by midnight September 11, 2020.

DRAFT PY2019 Knox County Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

Please see the attached link for the DRAFT PY2019 Knox County Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) which reviews the performance of our HUD funded programs from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The draft CAPER is on public display from September 10, 2020 – September 25, 2020, and a virtual public hearing will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, September 24, 2020 to solicit public comments. Access to this virtual meeting will be available by clicking the link ‘Attend Public Hearing Meeting’ below at the assigned time. Comments may be emailed to cdfeedback@knoxcounty.org, mailed to Knox County Community Development, 400 Main Street, Suite 630, Knoxville, TN 37902 or left on voicemail by calling 865-215-3980. All comments must be received by midnight September 25, 2020. The County will incorporate all comments received into the CAPER. The County anticipates submitting the finalized CAPER to HUD on or around September 30, 2020.

 Persons requiring special assistance or accommodations should contact KCCD at least three days prior to the public hearing to allow our office to make the arrangements.

 “Si usted necesitara asistencia para este aviso en otro idioma, por favor llame al 694-8880 para mayor información y mencione del Desarrollo Comunitario del Condado de Knox.”

Environmental Review Record - Public Comment Period

Please see the attached links for Knox County’s 2020-2024 Environmental Review Record (ERR) which outlines a Tiered Review of Single-Family Repair/Rehabilitation Projects for these Program Years. The public comment period runs from September 1, 2020 through September 8, 2020 - further details can be found in the public notice.

The Knox County Community Development Department (KCCD) is dedicated to serving our local community by providing funding and assistance to organizations and agencies that have vital missions that serve individuals or families with varied needs. We are tasked with responsibilities that include management and oversight of federal funds as well as other assets defined by additional government bodies.

Our department oversight includes intensive work and staffing related primarily to 2 federal programs. The U.S Department of Homeland Security Grant Program is focused on insuring our community is prepared for a disaster response by better equipping and training our first responder agencies. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban (HUD) Development Grant programs are focused upon assisting low-to-moderate (LMI) individuals within our community to obtain vital services or housing to meet the basic necessities of life. Both federal programs ultimately make our community a better place to live and provide a very worthwhile sense of purpose and service for our staff.

Knox County Community Development is comprised of highly qualified and experienced employees that are dedicated to serving our community and serving our community well.
For more information, please call 215-3980 to contact our Knox County Community Development staff.

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Community Development

City County Building
Suite 630
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865-215-3980
Fax: 865-215-3997

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm