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Public Notice

FY 2022-2023 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
Public Meeting and Comments Period

The City of Chattanooga’s Department of Economic Development will conduct a public meeting at Chattanooga Housing Authority - Main Office, 801 N. Holtzclaw Ave on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM. The purpose of this meeting is to provide information and receive comments on the City’s FY 2022-2023 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) prior to the submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and solicit input for FY 2024-25 priorities.

The CAPER is an overall review of housing and community development activities undertaken in FY 2022-2023 by the City using Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME), and other local and federal funds. The CAPER outlines the activities and amount of federal funding expended to address the housing and community development outcomes set forth in the Consolidated Plan.

Beginning September 4, 2023, a copy of the 2022-2023 (Draft) CAPER will be available at:

Department of Economic and Community Development
101 E 11th Street, Suite 200
Chattanooga, TN 37402

and online at The deadline for consideration of written comments and/or suggestions is September 18, 2023. Comments may be addressed to Sandra Gober at the above address or emailed to at any time during September 4th through 19th . Interested citizens may also offer oral comments at the public meeting on September 12th.

The City of Chattanooga will provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If special accommodations are required, please call Lindsey Dawson at (423) 643-7330, at least 5 days prior to the public meeting on September 12, 2023.

FY 2022-2023 CAPER Presentation 9/12/2023 

FY 2022-2023 CAPER Draft

FY 2022-2023 CAPER Attachments

Attachment 1

Attachment 2

Attachment 3

Attachment 4



Department of Economic Development
Housing & Community Investment Division

In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the City of Chattanooga received an allocation of Community Development Block Grant Program - Coronavirus Response funds (CDBG-CV Round 3) in the amount of- $1,448,742 to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19.

City of Chattanooga is soliciting requests for funding from qualified and capable organizations implementing programs in Chattanooga, benefitting low- and moderate-income residents consistent with the objectives of the CARES Act. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully meet these objectives in compliance with all applicable federal and other requirements pursuant to the use of CDBG-CV funds. Applicants must demonstrate a direct link between the COVID-19.
The City of Chattanooga will accept proposals from July 19, 2023 through August 21, 2023. Applications will be accepted from governmental entities and private non-profit organizations that have been in operation for at least two years, have a proven track record, and a 501(c)(3) designation as of July 1, 2021.

The City will be hosting a workshop to discuss the funding on July 28, 2023. Attendees will receive information on the anticipated funding, funding priorities, funding criteria, grant regulations, and the process for applying for funding. Interested parties can attend the workshop.
Friday, July 28, 2023
2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Location: Glenwood Community Center
2610 E 3rd St, Chattanooga, TN 37404

Applications for funding will be available beginning July 18, 2023 and will be due by 4:00 P.M. on August 21, 2023. For additional information, please contact Sandra Gober at 423-643-7332 or email to Applications can be found on our website July 18th:

CDBG-CV Application Instructions

CDBG-CV Application




The Chattanooga Housing Authority (CHA) announces the availability of its proposed 2024 Annual and Five-Year Agency Plans for public inspection and comment as of 8:30 a.m. EDT, on Monday, August 1, 2023, at the CHA Central Office at 801 North Holtzclaw Avenue, and on the CHA website at

The CHA is accepting written comments from the community at large about any facet of the Plans. Written comments may be mailed to: Attn: Annual Plan Comment, c/o Chattanooga Housing Authority Executive Office, 801 North Holtzclaw Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404, or by email to Written comments will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. EDT on September 14, 2023.

Please click below to see full announcement.

CHA 2024 Annual and Five Year Plan announcement

CHA 2024 Annual Plan

CHA Five Year Plan

CHA 2024 Annual Plan and 5-Year Report

You can view the plan attachments at

Summary of Proposed HOME-ARP Substantial Amendment to the 2021-2022 Action Plan 

Amendment – Adopt Preferences and Method of Prioritization

To target the funding to best address the needs of local families and individuals the City is proposing to amend its preferences and method of prioritization as follows:

    • The City will serve all qualifying populations (QPs) with a preference for individuals and families who are literally homeless (QP1) or at risk of homelessness (QP2).

    • Qualifying populations served by the City’s HOME-ARP program will be further prioritized in the following order: (1st) QPs displaced by a Natural Disaster; (2nd) QPs Displaced by any level of government, federal, state or local; (3rd) QPs that are literally homeless as defined by HUD CoC Interim Rule § 578.3; (4th) QPs that are at risk of homelessness as defined by HUD CoC Interim Rule § 578.3. All other QPs (QP3, QP4) will be served after the QPs that meet the aforementioned preferences and prioritizations.

Summary of Proposed Substantial Amendment HOME-ARP Full Notice


HOME-ARP Funding Availability

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) is a federal economic stimulus bill passed by the U.S. Congress and signed into law in March 2021. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) provided $5 billion to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME). On April 8, 2021, HUD announced the HOME-ARP allocations for participating jurisdictions. The City of Chattanooga was awarded $2,966,210 in HOME-ARP funds as a non-entitlement allocation. This is an addition to our regular FY 2021 HOME formula allocation.


This fund is intended to provide additional homelessness assistance and supportive services through the following activities:

  • Development and support of affordable housing, as currently permitted under the HOME program;
  • Tenant-based rental assistance;
  • Supportive services, including activities such as transitional housing, housing counseling, and homelessness prevention services; and/or
  • Acquisition and development of non-congregate shelter units; which may be converted into permanent affordable housing, used as emergency shelter, or remain as non-congregate shelter units

HOME-ARP Allocation Plan 

HOME-ARP Presentation to City Council

HOME-ARP Substantial Amendment 


Summary of Proposed CDBG Substantial Amendment to the FY 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan

Impacted Funding and Plan

• Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV)
Reallocation of $1,448,742.00 from one eligible use to another

• FY 2019 - 2020 Action Plan Amendment to reflect reallocation

Summary of Proposed CDBG Substantial Amendment Full Notice


FY 2023-2024 Action Plan Draft

Draft Action Plan FY 2023-2024

Attachment 1A

Attachment 1B

Attachment 2

Attachment 3

Attachment 4

Attachment 5


CAPER Meeting Resources 

CAPER Meeting Presentation

CAPER Meeting Recording


FY 2021-2022 CAPER

FY 2021-2022 CAPER Final

CAPER Attachment 1

CAPER Attachment 2

CAPER Attachment 3

CAPER Attachment 4


FY 2020-2021 CAPER

FY 2020-2021 CAPER Final


2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Action Plan

2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and FY 2020 Action Plan

2020-2024 Con Plan Executive Summary

2020-2024 Con Plan Executive Summary (Spanish) - Resumen Ejecutivo

Citizens Participation Plan

City of Chattanooga 2020-2024 Analysis of Impediments

Con Plan Public Meeting Presentation

Con Plan Public Meeting Recording:



Annual Action Plans

FY 2021-22 Action Plan and Attachments

FY 2021-2022 Action Plan

Action Plan Attachment 1

Action Plan Attachment 1A

Action Plan Attachment 2


FY 2020-2021 Action Plan

This report is contained in the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan.


FY 2019-2020 Action Plan and Attachments

FY 2019-2020 Action Plan

Attachment 1

Attachment 2

Attachment 3


Amendments to the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and FY 2019-2020 Action Plan for Funding in Response to COVID-19

In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) informed the City of Chattanooga that it will receive $938,930 and $1,448,742 as special allocations of Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funds from the first and third round of CDBG-CV allocations, respectively. The funds are to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). These allocations were authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136, which was signed by President Trump on March 27, 2020, to respond to the growing effects of this historic public health crisis.
In addition to the COVID-19 funding, the City may also use 2019 and 2020 CDBG funding in response to the pandemic. The City of Chattanooga’s 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan, 2019-2020 Action Plan, and Citizen Participation Plan had to be amended to enable the City to receive and administer the CDBG-CV funding, along with any other funding made available to the City through the CARES Act, and reprogrammed CDBG funds from FY 2019 and FY 2020 allocations totaling $600,000.

Summary of 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and Action Plan Amendments

City Council Presentation 


Economic Development

101 E. 11th Street(map)
3rd Floor
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 643-7353