Knoxville's Community Development Corporation (KCDC) is the public
agency responsible for administering affordable public housing and
rental assistance programs for qualifying citizens. In addition, the
authority serves as the city's redevelopment agency in specially designated
areas of Knoxville. It is governed by a seven-member board which is
appointed by the mayor.
KCDC is the third largest public housing authority in Tennessee and
is in the top 10 percent nationwide. The KCDC mission is to provide
affordable housing in a cost effective manner and to
support and promote ideas and programs which encourage residents'
The agency owns, manages and maintains more than 3,800 low income rental units and administers a program that allows approximately 1,700 families to secure affordable housing in the private market in Knoxville and Knox County.
For information about housing or rental assistance contact 865-403-1100
Appointment of Board Members
KCDC has a board of seven commissioners
who are appointed by the Mayor. Six Commissioners serve a five year
term and the resident commissioner serves a two year term.
The Board of Commissioners meet on the last Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the KCDC offices at 901 Broadway NE, Knoxville, TN 37917.
Ellen Adcock Term: 04/23/2008 - 03/31/2013
David Hutchins, Vice Chairman Term: 04/23/2010 - 04/24/2015