Kingsport Housing & Redevelopment Authority » Kingsport, TN

KHRA News and Info


    leadimage Rental Assistance Demonstration

    KHRA will host two informational meetings to share information about HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program. We encourage all residents to come and hear what the RAD program is about and how it might benefit them.

    The first meeting will be on Monday, December 2, 2013 at the Laird Room at Cloud Apartments. It will begin at 10:00am.

    The second meeting will be on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at the Dogwood Terrace Community Room, and will begin at 7:00pm.

    A basic overview of the RAD program is contained in a PDF from HUD: TOOLKIT #1: WHY RAD? A RENTAL ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION (RAD) OVERVIEW

    For more information regarding the meetings, please contact Leigha Williams at lwilliams@kingsporthousing.org.

    [Read Full Article...]
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
Our Communities
Public Housing FAQ
Public Housing Staff

Latest Program News


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
HCV FAQ
HCV Staff

Latest Program News


  • HCV Waiting List Opening KHRA HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM WAITING LIST OPENING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Kingsport Housing ...

  • KHRA Admin Plan Revision 3/24/12 In accordance with PIH Notice 2011-28 regarding cost saving measures for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, ...

  • HCV Waiting List Closed PUBLIC NOTICE Closing of the Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List Effective September 6th, 2011 The Kingsport Housing ...

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

Special Programs Contacts
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

Featured

featuredimage Veterans Stand Down

Wendy Ramsey, director of Special Housing Programs for Kingsport Housing & Redevelopment Authority (KHRA), recently met with homeless military veterans at a Veterans Stand Down.

featuredimage FSS Craft Skills Program

The Introductory to Craft Skills is designed as a non-credit continuing education course intended for job seekers who want to be competitive in the marketplace.

Housing News

Dogwood Terrace Hosts State Officials

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee recently presented a $50,000 donation to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee to help fight hunger through the Mobile Pantry program.

HCV Waiting List Opening

KHRA is opening our Housing Choice Voucher {Section 8} Waiting list. Applications will be available beginning on May 30, 2012 in person or via this website.

A Pre-Application (PDF) is available to download by clicking here.