Let Them Build: What (and Who) is Stopping Affordable Housing Developers in Chattanooga?

The over-taxation of Housing Tax Credits is killing Affordable Housing development in Chattanooga and the Assessor of Property can stop it right now. 

Who cares about the Assessor of Property election? It is a small county position. It is bureaucratic. Can it be that important? It is not President of the United States... it isn't even Mayor of Chattanooga. Why should we care? 

The Silent Election: How the Assessor of Property Could Help Stop the Affordable Housing Crisis

The 2016 Presidential Election is well upon us.  Media is buzzing with news of caucuses and primaries. In Chattanooga, the Assessor of Property race could be critical to fixing the Affordable Housing Crisis. 

Chattanooga's Affordable Housing Crisis: Frequently Asked Questions

Affordable housing issues are complicated. Chattanooga Organized for Action (COA) has spent much of its five years deeply engaged with the uniqueness of Chattanooga's crisis. This FAQ can act as a guide into the many different moving pieces of the Affordable Housing Crisis:

The Memphis Model: New PILOT Program Can Be Step Toward Housing For All

An over 4,000 affordable unit housing deficit is not a problem… it is a Crisis.

Reframing the Renaissance: Innovation and Inequality


Chattanooga Organized for Action was cited in an October 9th article in Nonprofit QuarterlyThe article, entitled "Chattanooga: A Model of Urban Revitalization, or Inequality and Gentrification?",  examines the dual nature of Chattanooga's economic development.

False Standards of Affordability

WTVC NewsChannel 9

Jefferson Hodge, Board member of Chattanooga Organized for Action, recently talked with WTVC NewsChannel 9 about the affordable housing crisis and the false standards of affordability used to provide tax deals to downtown developers. Check out their piece on the Choo Choo apartments here:

http://www.newschannel9.com/news/top-stories/stories/apartments-at-chatt...

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