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16 06, 2020

Notice of CDBG COVID-19 (CDBG-CV) Funding Amendment: June 17-23, 2020

2020-06-16T14:43:45+00:00June 16th, 2020|Economic & Community Development, Housing Public Notices|0 Comments

Notice of CDBG COVID-19 (CDBG-CV) Funding Amendment Review and Comment: June 17-23, 2020 https://thda.org/research-planning/consolidated-planning   The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) have released an amendment to the 2019-2020 State of Tennessee Annual Action Plan detailing new COVID-19 CARES Act funding for the Community Development Block Grant [...]

7 04, 2020

RuPI Grant Applications For Center Hill RPO

2020-04-07T18:55:41+00:00April 7th, 2020|ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development|0 Comments

Rural Planning Initiative (RuPI) Purpose :This program is intended to help rural communities identify needs and promote solutions that lead to an interconnected community with efficient modes of transportation. This initial year 2020, will be a pilot to determine if this program will benefit rural communities and to further develop the process. 2020 Applications must [...]

7 04, 2020

RuPI Grant Applications For Dale Hollow RPO

2020-04-07T18:56:30+00:00April 7th, 2020|ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rural Planning Initiative (RuPI) Purpose :This program is intended to help rural communities identify needs and promote solutions that lead to an interconnected community with efficient modes of transportation. This initial year 2020, will be a pilot to determine if this program will benefit rural communities and to further develop the process. 2020 Applications must [...]

2 04, 2020

Update on Public Hearings

2020-04-02T15:40:48+00:00April 2nd, 2020|ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development|0 Comments

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS AND RELEASE OF THE 2020-2024 STATE OF TENNESSEE CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND 2020-2021 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS March 4 – April 20, 2020 Important Changes to the Dates and Format of the 2020-2024 Tennessee Consolidated Plan Public Hearings: Due to new protocols to mitigate the spread of [...]

1 10, 2019

April is Fair Housing Month

2019-10-01T19:00:24+00:00October 1st, 2019|ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development, Housing & Family Services, Housing Public Notices|0 Comments

NASHVILLE, TN - Annually the Tennessee Human Rights Commission (THRC) along with national fair housing organizations, fair housing advocates and communities across the country celebrate April as Fair Housing Month. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. In response to this national tragedy President Lyndon Johnson marshalled his resources to speed [...]

6 08, 2019

Smith County Leadership Class of 2018 Awarded TN Arts Commission Arts Build Communities Grant for Mural Installation

2019-08-06T14:58:33+00:00August 6th, 2019|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

The Tennessee Arts Commission and the Upper Cumberland Development District are pleased to announce that Leadership Opportunity of Smith County has completed a project with the Arts Build Communities Grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission. Leadership Opportunity of Smith County applied $1,155.50 in grant funds for a mural installation in Carthage which was matched by [...]

17 07, 2019

THDA Awards Home Repair Funds to Spencer and Van Buren County

2019-07-17T19:01:13+00:00July 17th, 2019|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Tenn. (July 11, 2019) – Van Buren County and the City of Spencer have each secured a $375,000 HOME program grant from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) to help local families with home repairs.   “With these funds, we have the opportunity to make a significant improvement in the quality of [...]

22 05, 2019

Viola Receives Fire Truck Funded By A Community Development Block Grant

2019-05-22T13:44:51+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Economic & Community Development|0 Comments

VIOLA – The Town of Viola recently received a new fire truck which was funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program administered by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). Viola was one of the 70 statewide recipients of grant funds through the CDBG program, which assists communities with infrastructure improvements, [...]

22 03, 2019

Now Accepting Public Comments on the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan

2019-04-02T21:12:35+00:00March 22nd, 2019|ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development, Housing Public Notices, Regional News|0 Comments

March 21 - April 22, 2019 The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) announces the release of the 2019-2020 DRAFT Annual Action Plan on behalf of the State of Tennessee. The 2019 Draft Plan, available for public comment starting March 21, includes guidance for the federal allocation of an estimated $50 million for housing and community [...]

21 02, 2019

Clay County Awarded Creative Placement Grant

2019-02-21T22:53:56+00:00February 21st, 2019|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

The Tennessee Arts Commission and the Upper Cumberland Development District are pleased to announce that Clay County has been awarded the Creative Placemaking Grant for arts enhancement of the county’s historic courthouse. Clay County, with assistance from the Upper Cumberland Development District, applied for and was awarded the maximum amount of $8,000, which was matched [...]

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