Making a Difference

Knoxville's Community Development Corporation, commonly known as KCDC, is the housing and redevelopment agency for Knoxville. Since 1936, KCDC has been dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of Knoxville. KCDC continues to keep the promise.

Click on the links below to find out more about KCDC, affordable housing options, redevelopment projects and career opportunities available.

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is closed until further notice

Tax Increment Amendment to the Magnolia Avenue Warehouse District Redevelopment & Urban Renewal Plan

Click to view KCDC Next Step 2015 TIF Amendment
Click to read public hearing notice

For your convenience, KCDC is now accepting On-Line Rent Payments for active public housing households only.

Click the button below to get started., a free web-based tool, is a national non-profit educational resource for parents who live in public housing or who receive Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance. This user-friendly website offers a database of more than 200,000 PreK-12 public, charter, magnet and private schools across the U.S., and includes information on how parents can choose the best school for their children. It also features about 2,000 articles and videos that provide information on how parents can help their children be successful in school with free materials such as subject-based worksheets, parent-teacher conference information, homework help tips, college preparation support, and answers to parenting questions.

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Upcoming Events


    December 16, 2015


    Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation, acting on behalf of the City of Knoxville and City Council, will hold a Public Hearing on an amendment to the Jackson/Depot Redevelopment & Urban Renewal Plan as authorized under the Housing Authorities Law, Title 13, Chapter 20, of the Tennessee Code ...

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  2. Board Meeting

    December 18, 2015

    Knoxville's Community Development Corporation (KCDC) is governed by a seven-member board which is appointed by the mayor of the City of Knoxville. Six of the Commissioners serve a five-year term each and the Resident Commissioner serves a two-year term. The Board of Commissioners provides oversight of KCDC's programs, including affordable ...

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