Coffee County Gets Grant To Help Rehabilitate Low-Income Homes

Coffee County held a public meeting on Tuesday at the Coffee County Administrative Building Meeting in Manchester. The purpose of discussing the HOME Program. The County has been awarded a grant through the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) for the purpose of rehabilitating owner-occupied homes of low-income residents. Applications are available at Mayor Pennington’s office until June 15. Applications for the program are due no later than close of business on June 15, 2012. This project is funded under an agreement with Tennessee Housing Development Agency through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Things you should know before applying (other than the information requested in the packet): • Must be low income property owner. • Must have proof of ownership to include a deed in your name or a 99 year lease • Property taxes current and paid • If you have a mortgage approval from a company All of the items must accompany your application when it is turned in to the Mayor’s office.