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Clarksville’s Keith Lampkin works with National Community Development Association

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development director Keith Lampkin was elected treasurer of the National Community Development Association’s executive committee at the group’s recent annual conference.

Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development director Keith Lampkin

Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development director Keith Lampkin

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City of Clarksville Weather Update for Friday, March 6th

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – As expected, the inclement weather Clarksville experienced over the last two days initially created some issues with roadways. Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan provides this update on the City’s overall response.

The Clarksville Street Department has been working around the clock to clear roadways throughout the City. Major improvements have been made on all major roads. Crews began working on the secondary and neighborhood roads yesterday and will continue that work.

Some streets, especially those shady areas, remain hazardous in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

Some streets, especially those shady areas, remain hazardous in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

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Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development To Hold Ground-breaking at The Vinings at Greencastle October 24th

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development in conjunction with The Vantage Group, LLC will hold a ground-breaking ceremony for The Vinings at Greencastle, an 80 unit apartment complex, on October 24th, 2012 at 10:00am.

The Vinings at Greencastle will be an affordable multi-family housing complex that is designed to accommodate residents 55+ years and up. The complex offers a number of amenities such as a community building, on site management and maintenance and will include an open floor plan and energy efficient appliances. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development helps to rebuild and restore local homes

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On June 22nd, the Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development, along with Clarksville Mayor Pro Temp Geno Grubbs, were on hand when the homeowner of 50 Union Street was presented with keys to her new home.

Union Street lies within the Dog Hill Architectural District known for its late Victorian Architectural Style which consists of typical turn of century framed construction cottages. The district got its name because neighborhood canines would howl at the whistles of the nearby trains and steamboats. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Housing Development Agency Offers Special Rate for Veterans

 

“Homeownership for the Brave”

Tennessee Housing Development AgencyNashville, TN – A special mortgage interest rate discount has been approved for active and retired members of the military by Tennessee Housing Development Agency’s Board of Directors. 

Service members can apply for the “Homeownership for the Brave” discount which is a ½-percent interest reduction on any of the three mortgage choices at lenders working with THDA. THDA offers 30-year fixed rate mortgages, with or without downpayment assistance, for persons of low to moderate income. The program began April 1st and is available through March 31st, 2012. «Read the rest of this article»

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Home Repair Applications now being accepted by Housing and Community Development

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development is accepting applications for minor home repair for low- to moderate-income homeowners.

Various repairs and projects, primarily exterior renovation, are offered at no cost to qualifying homeowners. Projects range from roof repairs and painting to constructing handicap-accessible ramps and landscaping. Elderly and disabled homeowners are encouraged to apply.

World Changers working on a railing project here in Clarksville, TN.

World Changers working on a railing project here in Clarksville, TN.

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Home buyer seminar planned

 

101st Airborne Divison at Fort CampbellFort Campbell – Fort Campbell Housing Services Office has partnered with Army Community Services and Clarksville Office of Housing Community Development and Pennyrile Area Development District to promote the options that are available to assist Soldiers, Families and civilian employees during this housing market crisis. A local mortgage office will also provide information.

The Housing Assistance Seminar is Sept. 16 from 9 until 11 a.m. at the Family Resource Center, 1501 William C. Lee Road. The free seminar is open to all active duty personnel, their Families and DOD civilian employees. Information covers topics ranging from home buying, home selling and foreclosure intervention.

Information will include the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the federal tax credit for first-time home buyers that is available.

To sign up, contact Fort Campbell Housing Services Office at (270) 798-3808 or Financial Readiness office at (270) 798-5518 or 798-7861.

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“Good neighbor” home repair program now accepting applications

 

housing-1Hundreds of volunteers will restore hope for local residents by providing free home repairs. The City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development announced today that applications for the 2009 Good Neighbor Volunteer Home Repair Program are now available beginning March 2, 2009 through March 31, 2009. This year’s program is expected to provide assistance to approximately 40 homeowners.  Eligible applications will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.

Many low-income homeowners who have lived in their home for years desperately need home repairs but are unable to afford the expense.  Having decent housing- the comfort of a sound livable home equates to peace of mind and helps revitalize neighborhoods. «Read the rest of this article»

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“Community Needs” meeting to assess city housing needs

 

The Community Needs Assessment meeting will be held January 29 at 6 p.m. at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library’s large meeting room.

housingThe City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development and the Housing and Community Development Citizens’ Advisory Committee invite interested parties to attend a community hearing on Thursday, January 29 at 6:00 pm. in the large meeting room located at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville to host “Fair Housing” workshop

 

The City of Clarksville Office of Housing and Community Development will host a workshop on Fair Housing at the Customs House Museum on June 23, 2008 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

The workshops are offered in partnership with Legal Aid of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, The Housing Fund, Inc., Greater Nashville Regional Council, The United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Nashville Field Office and the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.

2008 marks the 40th Anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act. But how much do you know about the Act and its impact on your life, your business or your community? What are your rights as a citizen? What are your responsibilities as a landlord? What is the process to file a Fair Housing complaint? What’s the difference between reasonable modification and reasonable accommodations? «Read the rest of this article»

 



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