KHRA News and Info


    2017 HCV Utility Allowances

    New Schedule of Utility Allowances for the Housing Choice Voucher program released. The new allowances will be effective for Annual Recertifications, New Admissions and moves after January 5, 2017. The new 2017 HCV Utility Allowances can be viewed by county: Carter Greene Hancock Hawkins Johnson Sullivan Unicoi Washington

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Public Housing News and Info

Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Public housing comes in all sizes and types, from scattered single family houses to highrise apartments for elderly families.
Public Housing Overview
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Public Housing Staff

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Housing Choice Vouchers News and Info

The Section 8 tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) assistance program is funded by the federal government and administered by the Kingsport Housing & Redevelopment Authority for the jurisdiction of: City of Kingsport / County of Sullivan, Hawkins, Washington, Unicoi, Greene, Johnson.
HCV Overview
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HCV Staff

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  • 2017 HCV Utility Allowances New Schedule of Utility Allowances for the Housing Choice Voucher program released. The new allowances ...

  • Revised VPS Effective 10/1/16 New VPS Schedule (Voucher Payment Standard) released, following HUD's 8/26/16 update on FMR (Fair Market ...

  • Landlord Briefing Please join KHRA for our 1st Annual Housing Choice Voucher Landlord Briefing! Current and prospective landlords ...

Special Housing Programs News and Info

Homeless Assistance


The purpose of the Homeless Assistance Programs is to reduce the incidence of homelessness by assisting homeless individuals and families in quickly transitioning to self-sufficiency and permanent housing. KHRA's Homeless Assistance Program includes five grants providing housing for 110 chronically homeless families and individuals in Northeast Tennessee.
Shelter Plus Care
Supportive Housing Program
(SNAP)

HOPWA Program


In 2006 KHRA was awarded a HOPWA grant through HUD's national competitive process. The grant provides housing assistance for up to 52 low-income individuals with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis and their families in the eight Northeast counties of Tennessee. In 2009, KHRA's grant was renewed meaning that this grant will continue to serve people in Northeast Tennessee through 2014.

Housing Opportunities for
  Persons with AIDS

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Self Sufficiency Programs News and Info

Family Self Sufficiency (FSS)


The Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program is a voluntary five (5) year program in which an Individual Training and Services Plan is developed with each participant to design a clear path of specific goals and objectives in order to achieve living wage employment and gain economic self-sufficiency.
FSS Overview
Homeownership

Community Supportive Services (CSS)


Community and Supportive Services is a component of the HOPE VI revitalization project, funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Community and Supportive Services emphasize hope, opportunity and upward mobility for current residents by promoting education and employment, and community involvement. The program can help residents find solutions to overcome barriers, so they can move forward toward their success in economic independence.

CSS Overview
Resident Initiatives News and Info

KHRA's Resident Initiatives Program is a cooperative effort between KHRA staff and residents to promote self-sufficiency and a better quality of life.

As part of our mission we work to address self-sufficiency and quality of life issues that concern our residents.



Resident Initiatives Overview

Resident Initiatives Staff

Latest Program News


Kingsport Redevelopment

Redevelopment


Redevelopment is the rejuvenation and revitalization of existing commercial, retail, office, and residential uses, with the goal of attaining the highest and best economic use of properties within designated Redevelopment Districts.

Housing Authorities throughout the state are given responsibilities and powers to carry out redevelopment on behalf of the cities in Tennessee. Because of the statutory powers, the City of Kingsport has asked KHRA to undertake these activities.

Redevelopment Main Page

Hope VI


The HOPE VI and FreshStart Foundation programs operate under the guidance and supervision of the Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority (KHRA) to provide affordable housing and services to residents to move them to self-sufficiency with a potential goal of home ownership in the City of Kingsport.

Hope VI Website

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Board of Commissioners Meeting Changes

KHRA has altered the following meetings of the Board of Commissioners: Complete details of meeting times and locations available on the Calendar. 2016 November No Meeting 2016 December Change from Dec 28 to Dec 7, Same location Dec 16, 9am at Food City, Additional meeting if necessary 2017 January – Change from Jan 25 to […]

KHRA Holiday Schedule

KHRA will be closed on the following dates: 2016 November 24-25 – Thanksgiving Holiday November 30, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm – In-Service Training December 23-26 – Christmas Holiday 2017 January 2 – New Year Holiday

Housing News

2017 Flat Rents – Posted for Comments

New Proposed Flat Rent Schedule (for Public Housing units) released, following HUD’s 8/26/16 update on FMR (Fair Market Rents). The new Flat Rents will be effective for Annual Recertifications, New Admissions and moves once an effective date is determined. The new 2017 Proposed Flat Rent Schedule can be viewed here.

2017 HCV Utility Allowances

New Schedule of Utility Allowances for the Housing Choice Voucher program released. The new allowances will be effective for Annual Recertifications, New Admissions and moves after January 5, 2017. The new 2017 HCV Utility Allowances can be viewed by county: Carter Greene Hancock Hawkins Johnson Sullivan Unicoi Washington