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Rural Planning Organization

Virtual Executive Committee & Technical Committee Meeting

THDA Public Notice

Housing & Community Development Activities in Tennessee

Request for Proposals

Town of Erwin Residential Bicycle & Pedestrian Sidewalk Plan

Request for Proposals

Hawkins County Transportation Facility Inventory


Attention Licensed Contractors

Home Rehabilitation / Reconstruction

Project Opportunities


The First Tennessee Development District office administers housing rehabilitation projects through grant funded programs in eight Northeast Tennessee Counties which includes Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington Counties.  


We have approximately 50 rehabilitation/reconstruction jobs each year with approximate costs estimated as:


Rehabilitation projects - $25,000 - $50,000 per home

Reconstruction projects- $85,000 - $115,000 per home

Emergency Repairs projects- $3,000 – $12,000 per home


Contractors would need to complete an application and provide a copy of their license and insurance to participate.


Qualified contractors will also need to provide a listing of “trained workers” and/or Certified Supervisors employed by your firm (and any other relevant information) enabling your firm to comply with HUD guidelines for evaluation and control of lead-based paint hazards and the State of Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation lead-based paint abatement requirements. 


If you are interested in working in any of the programs or have additional questions, please contact Bill Forrester, at (423) 722-5099.