A Tri-Cities public housing proposal attempts to get state funding

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – Officials involved in a propose public housing complex in the Tri-Cities say if they don’t get state funding, they will not move forward on the project.

The Johnson City Housing Authority is seeking $10,000,000.00 dollars saying it wants to build a public housing unit on Huffine Road.

The proposed 64 unit building would be catered to single mothers and children who have aged out of the foster care system.

On Thursday, the Johnson City commission voted not to annex land for the complex.

Now the housing authority is reaching out to the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.

Housing Authority Executive Director Richard McClain also told us on Tuesday if the funding gets approved, they will move forward. If not, McClain has said they will not do anything.

See also: JCHA to move forward with public housing complex proposal on Huffine Road

Copyright 2017 WJHL. All rights reserved.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s