Knox County Tennessee

Public Notices

Knox County PY2023 Draft Annual Action Plan

Public Comment Period: March 24, 2023 – April 25, 2023

Please find below a link to Knox County’s proposed PY2023 Annual Action Plan. As a HUD entitlement community, this is Knox County’s fourth year Annual Action Plan, which is an update to our Five-Year Consolidated Plan to implement federal programs supporting housing and community development, using Community Development Block Grants and HOME Investment Partnership funds. To solicit public comment, a public meeting will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at the Fountain City Branch Public Library, located at 5300 Stanton Road, Knoxville, TN 37918.

Knox County Commission is expected to act on the proposed PY2023 Annual Action Plan on April 24, 2023, at the regularly scheduled County Commission meeting at 5:00 PM, located in the Large Assembly Room on the Main Level of the City/County Building. Citizens are encouraged to attend and comment on the proposed Annual Action Plan at this public hearing. Comments may also be emailed to or mailed to Knox County Grants & Community Development, 400 Main Street, Suite 364, Knoxville, TN 37902. All comments must be received by April 25, 2023.

Click Here for the DRAFT PY2023 Annual Action Plan

HOME-ARP Allocation Plan

Knox County Grants & Community Development (KCGCD) prepared its HOME-ARP Allocation Plan. This Plan describes how the County intends to allocate $1,555,950 in HOME-ARP funds, authorized by the American Rescue Plan, in April 2021. The Public comment period is March 7, 2023, through March 24, 2023.

The Plan is available online from March 7, 2023, through March 24, 2023. A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, virtually at 10:30 am and in person at 11:00 am at the Fountain City Branch Library.

Zoom Registration Link.

Written comments can be mailed or hand-delivered to Knox County Community Development; 400 West Main Street, Suite 364; Knoxville, TN 37902, or emailed to Zachary Waggoner at and must be received by 4:00 pm March 24, 2023. Comments will also be accepted at the public hearing on March 21, 2023, at 10:30 am.

Comments received before 4:00 pm March 24, 2023, will be considered. Knox County Commission is expected to act on the proposed HOME-ARP Allocation Plan at the regularly scheduled Commission meeting 5:00 pm Monday, March 27, 2023. The County’s HOME ARP Allocation Plan will be submitted to HUD on or before March 31, 2023.

Click Here for the DRAFT Version of the HOME-ARP Allocation Plan

Public Notice – Community Development Block Grant funding for the acquisition of a daycare facility in Knox County

Public comments on the proposed project may be submitted between February 27, 2023 and March 14, 2023 to All comments received by the end of the public comment period will be considered by Knox County Grants & Community Development prior to authorizing submission of a Request for Release of Funds. Please specify which Notice the comments are addressing when submitting a response. Additional environmental reports pertaining to the subject site are available upon request.

Knox County is soliciting applications for funding for the upcoming funding cycle, Program Year 2023. The applications open on Friday, February 24, 2023 and will close after 11:59PM on Friday, March 24, 2023. There are three applications available to entities interested in receiving funding.

Public Services – If your organization is applying for funding in support of direct service programs focused on education, mental and/or physical health, food security, child safety, or youth development, apply here.

Housing Stability – If your organization is applying for funding in support of direct service programs focused on the prevention and response to housing insecurity, homelessness, or domestic abuse, apply here.

Construction and Infrastructure – If your organization is applying for funding in support of affordable housing construction or rehabilitation, public facility improvements for the benefit of low- to moderate-income residents, or public infrastructure enhancement, apply here.

PY 2023 HUD Annual Action Plan

Knox County Grants & Community Development (KCGCD) will host two public meetings where the funding timeline, online application, and other pertinent information will be reviewed. An in-person workshop will be held at Burlington Public Library, located at 4614 Asheville Highway, on March 9, 2023 at 1:00pm. A virtual workshop will be held that will cover the same materials as the in-person session for those who are unable to attend, and will take place on Monday, February 27, 2023 at 10:00am. To participate in the virtual workshop, please register here.

For questions related to the applications, please contact Jody Van Horn at or Jen Aldrovandi at

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Grants and Community Development

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

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

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