Housing Programs


Grant Administration

Home Owner Rehabilitation

Home Buyer Assistance

Grant Administration

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The HOME Program is funded through the US Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD) to promote the preservation and rehabilitation of affordable single-family housing for low-income households. TCAC receives these pass-through funds from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) via a competitive grant application.
TCAC Currently has a HOME grant for Cocke County, TN serving the residents of Newport City as well as the residents in the County.

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Home Owner Rehabilitation

HUD Homes Tennessee

Search Tennessee for all the current HUD properties for sale on the market. Select a county below and get the most up-to-date list of all government HUD properties in TN. Buying an affordable government HUD home in Tennessee couldn’t be easier. Start searching HUD homes in Tennessee today.

The purpose of the HOME program is to promote the production, preservation, and rehabilitation of affordable single family housing for low-income households.

Home Ownership Program

Down Payment Assistance

The Down Payment Assistance Program is funded through THDA (Tennessee Housing Development Agency) to help qualified first-time homebuyers towards purchasing their first home. This program will allow families to move on from renting and build equity in their first home. The DPA program serves the following counties: Cocke, Claiborne, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, and Union. 

Click the link below to learn more about the down payment assistance program and if you qualify. 

Click here for First Time home Buyer DPA Application


Who Can Apply?

Cities, counties, non-profit agencies, and public housing authorities – Applicants must be located outside a local participating jurisdiction (what’s a local participating jurisdiction?)

Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO’s) – THDA provides separate funding rounds annually for nonprofit housing developers designated by the State as a CHDO, including within local participating jurisdictions

Target Population

Low-income and very-low-income single family homeowners and homebuyers

What Type of Funds are Available?

HOME is a federally-funded program. Awards are made annually to THDA by the federal government. Those funds are then distributed by THDA to grantees within the State of Tennessee based upon a rigorous competitive application and scoring process. The current total allocation for the 2018 HOME Program is $14,391,943.

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