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Clarksville Office of Housing schedules annual Count of Homeless

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development has announced that the annual “point-in-time count” of people experiencing homelessness will be conducted locally from 8:00pm January 23rd, 2020 to 7:59pm January 24th.

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City of Clarksville to hold public meeting for comments on 2020-25 Consolidated Plan

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville will conduct a public meeting to receive public comments on how it plans to use resources provided by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.

Input invited on Community Development

Input invited on Community Development

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City of Clarksville rebuilds Home on Cedar Street

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019, Marion Watkins Jr. had a 73rd birthday party to remember.

Along with cake and balloons, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and the Clarksville’s Office of Housing & Community Development presented Watkins with a key to his rebuilt home on Cedar Street.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts presents Marion Watkins Jr. with the keys to his rebuilt home on Cedar Street. HOME, a federal housing program, provided a low-cost guaranteed loan to Watkins, and the City of Clarksville provided a 25 percent match and managed the project.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts presents Marion Watkins Jr. with the keys to his rebuilt home on Cedar Street. HOME, a federal housing program, provided a low-cost guaranteed loan to Watkins, and the City of Clarksville provided a 25 percent match and managed the project.

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City of Clarksville honors Agencies that fight Homelessness

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and the Office of Housing and Community Development Office paused Thursday to honor Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger.

“You are special folks, the leaders who step up in our community every day to work on the front lines in service to those who need a place to stay, nutritious food, medical care, and shelter from harm,” Mayor Pitts said. “I thank you from the bottom of my heart for the work you do to help our people and make Clarksville such a caring community.”

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, present a Certificate of Appreciation to the the Salvation Army on Thursday at a breakfast  to honor  Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger. Also honored were Urban Ministries; Manna Café; The Salvation Army and Serenity House; Flourishing Families; the Community Action Agency; and the Green Hill Development Corporation.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, present a Certificate of Appreciation to the the Salvation Army on Thursday at a breakfast to honor Clarksville’s service providers who fight homelessness and hunger. Also honored were Urban Ministries; Manna Café; The Salvation Army and Serenity House; Flourishing Families; the Community Action Agency; and the Green Hill Development Corporation.

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City of Clarksville to honor Agencies that fight Homelessness

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville will recognize the federal Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships programs April 22nd-26th during National Community Development Week.

Locally, these programs are coordinated by the Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development.

Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, discusses projects with staff members, from left, Jean Adcock, Brittney Cates and Lisa Walker.

Keith Lampkin, director of the Clarksville Office of Housing & Community Development, discusses projects with staff members, from left, Jean Adcock, Brittney Cates and Lisa Walker.

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City of Clarksville reopens Edmondson Ferry Intersection

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville has reopened the intersection of Edmondson Ferry Road and the U.S. Highway 41A Bypass.

The $1.2 million project enhanced the safety of the intersection by lowering the hill on the south side of the Bypass and adjusting slightly the alignment of the crossing roads.

City of Clarksville announces Edmondson Ferry intersection at Highway 41A bypass now open.

City of Clarksville announces Edmondson Ferry intersection at Highway 41A bypass now open.

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City of Clarksville releases Warming Shelters Update

 

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Clarksville Agencies prepare for expected cold snap

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – With temperature expected to plunge into the 20s Saturday night, social service agencies are focusing on emergency shelter for people in need.

Manna Café Ministries and New Providence United Methodist Church have partnered to open an emergency warming center at 1317 Fort Campbell Boulevard. The shelter will open at 4:00pm Saturday and remain open until Tuesday morning.

Manna Cafe, New Providence United Methodist Church warming shelter to open.

Manna Cafe, New Providence United Methodist Church warming shelter to open.

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Clarksville Warming Shelters prepare for Cold Weather

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – With colder weather forecast for the Clarksville area, social service agencies are focusing on emergency shelter solutions for homeless people in need.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Action Agency offers short-term daytime shelter, homeless services and counseling referrals at its Old Firehouse Day Shelter, 1498 Golf Club Lane, Clarksville.

Cold puts focus on homeless services. Room in the Inn, Salvation Army gear up to meet need.

Cold puts focus on homeless services. Room in the Inn, Salvation Army gear up to meet need.

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City of Clarksville, Buffalo Valley, Tennessee Housing Development Agency cut ribbon on Three New Affordable Homes

 

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U.S. military veterans to get first priority in rental applications

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Three newly built homes in Clarksville are complete and available for rent to low-income families, with first priority going to U.S. military veterans, especially those with disabilities.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan helped cut the ribbon Monday morning on the three homes built by Buffalo Valley Inc., in the Providence Pointe subdivision.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Buffalo Valley Inc. CEO Jerry Risner, THDA Liaison Denise McBride and other dignitaries joined Monday to cut the ribbon on new affordable housing for veterans at Providence Pointe subdivision in Clarksville.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Buffalo Valley Inc. CEO Jerry Risner, THDA Liaison Denise McBride and other dignitaries joined Monday to cut the ribbon on new affordable housing for veterans at Providence Pointe subdivision in Clarksville.

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City of Clarksville, United Way unveil “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program to reduce panhandling

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the United Way of the Greater Clarksville Area have introduced a program designed to reduce panhandling by encouraging citizens to give to agencies that attack the real problems of need and homelessness.

The “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program urges citizens to refrain from making direct donations to panhandlers. Instead, the campaign encourages residents to contribute to agencies that provide food for people in need and to agencies whose mission is to provide services to homeless individuals and families.

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