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One Public Square, Suite 201
Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 648-6133
(931) 503-3092 (fax)
Keith D. Lampkin, Director
The Mission of the City of Clarksville Community & Economic Development is to bring needs and resources together in a coordinated housing and community development strategy to create, maintain and expand decent housing, suitable living environment and economic opportunities for low and moderate income persons in the City.


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With the City’s First Time Homebuyer's Program, homeownership is closer than you think! Down payment and closing cost assistance is available to qualified first time homebuyers.  

Office of Community & Economic Development
First-time Home buyer Education Class Schedule for 2018.

    June 9th
    July 14th
    August 11th
    September 15th

Classes are held on Saturday’s from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
At the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library
350 Pageant Lane #501, Clarksville, TN.

Participants must be pre-registered in order to attend. Please call Clarksville
Office of Community & Economic Development @ 931-648-6133 to preregister
or with questions. FTHB Program Description

2018/2019 ACTION PLAN
 The City of Clarksville will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Burt Cobb Recreation Center located at 1011 Franklin Street, Clarksville, TN 37040, in order to receive public input regarding the 2018/2019 Annual Action Plan; Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the HOME Investment Partnership Program.

Citizen participation is essential to the City’s involvement in the Department of Housing & Urban Development’s (HUD) Programs. The Action Plan serves as the planning document for addressing overall community development and housing needs. Projects selected to receive this funding will be included in the Action Plan.

All citizens and organizations are invited to attend the public hearing to comment orally or in writing on the FY 2018/2019 Action Plan. The City of Clarksville will make reasonable accommodations and services necessary for sensory-impaired and disabled citizens at the public meeting. Additionally, translation services may be offered upon request and availability. Persons requiring such accommodations/services should contact the Office of Housing and Community Development at (931) 648-6133 at least three working days in advance of the meeting.

Copies of the Action Plan will be available at the Office of Housing and Community Development, One Public Square, Suite 201, Clarksville, TN between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, for a 30-day public comment and review period, which begins Friday, March 30, 2018. The Action Plan will also be posted on the City website at on this date.

Written comments may be mailed to Office of Housing and Community Development, One Public Square, Suite 201, Clarksville, TN 37040. Comments may also be submitted by calling (931) 648-6133. Comments are welcomed prior to the start of the review period, all comments should be received no later than 12:00 Noon on Monday, April 30, 2018, to be considered.

Housing and Homeless Coalition Meetings

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Homeless Coalition Meetings  2018
All meetings will be held at: One Public Square, Suite 201
9:00 A.M.

Date and times for the upcoming meetings:

May 25
July 27
September 28
November 30

Keith Lampkin, Director
Tammy Kilgore, Program Assistant
Martias Kendrick , Housing Project Coordinator
Jean Adcock, Finance Officer
Lisa Walker, Admin Support Tech

The City of Clarksville Office of Community & Economic Development Programs are made possible through Community Development Block Grant and Home Investment Partnership Funds

City of Clarksville Title VI Policy
No person shall, on the grounds of race, color or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Any person who believes they have been discriminated against under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act should contact Debbie Smith, Title VI Coordinator, One Public Square, Clarksville, TN 37040, or at phone number 931-648-6113.

 Title Vl Management Plan  Title Vl Complaint Form

Housing Rehabilitation Program

•Leaky roof?
•In need of plumbing repairs? 
 •High energy bills?
•Unable to pay for home repairs?

The Office of Community & Economic Development has a housing rehabilitation program that enables eligible homeowners within the city limits of Clarksville to maintain the quality of their housing and create a positive effect in the surrounding neighborhood.

We assist homeowners by lowering energy bills, correcting health and safety hazards as well as code violations, and making other repairs.

If you are elderly or disabled, we can also assist you by installing accessibility ramps, grab bars and other barrier-free improvements that will make it easier for you to get around.

All work required in your home is completed by an approved, licensed contractor. Staff from the Office of Housing and Community Development will monitor the work to ensure that it is done correctly and within program guidelines.

How Do I Qualify?

To qualify, you must be an owner-occupant of a home located within the city limits of Clarksville. Your property taxes and mortgage payments must be current and your household income must be within prescribed limits, based on your family size. Grants and low interest loans are available depending on your income and individual needs.

Eligible Improvements Include:

• Accessibility Improvements
• Electrical repairs
• Environmental correction
• Installing new steps
• Installing smoke detectors
• New gutters and downspouts
• Repairing or replacing leaking roofs
• Replacement of hot water heaters
• Replacing windows and doors
• Weather stripping
Last updated: 5/22/2018 11:43:12 AM