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Home Repair Grant Opportunity for Montgomery County Homeowners

The Greater Nashville Regional Council is now accepting applications for home repair grant funds through the Tennessee Housing Development Authority’s HOME Rehabilitation Program

This program is open to income-eligible homeowners outside the city limits in Montgomery County to rehabilitate homes to bring them up to codes and correct safety issues; along with some weatherization to the home. This program can also address ADA. Manufactured homes are not eligible.

Please contact one of the grant administrators with questions or to request an application:

Cindy Raymond
615-862-8848
craymond@gnrc.org

Rasheedah Pardue
615-891-5868
rpardue@gnrc.org

This project is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Housing Development Agency through the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. View flyer information here.


Posted on: 16 Oct, 2018

 

Public Notice: Change in Venue for Public Meetings of the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Cancelled Public Meeting of Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC)

Change in Venue for Public Meetings of the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Cancelled Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC)

The October 17, 2018 meeting of the GNRC Executive Committee (also known as the Executive Board) has been cancelled and Nashville Area MPO Transportation Policy Board meeting will be held at the Clarion Hotel, Nashville Downtown-Stadium location, 211 North First Street, Nashville, TN  37213.   For a full list of public meeting dates, agenda, and cancellations, visit www.GNRC.org and www.NashvilleMPO.org or call 615-862-8828.  The previously noticed meeting calendar remains unchanged.

GNRC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities. GNRC is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, equal access and affirmative action.  Contact the Title VI/Non-Discrimination coordinator, Laylah Smith at 615-862-8828 for further information.  Hearing impaired callers may use the Tennessee Relay Service (1-800-848-0298). Language services are available free of charge for individuals who do not speak English (LEP), or who are visually or hearing impaired and who wish to participate in the meetings or programs of the GNRC by calling (615-255-1010) or (1-866-836-6678) or by contacting the Coordinator to discuss any accommodations or auxiliary aide that may be needed to facilitate such participation.


Posted on: 8 Oct, 2018

 

Public Notice: The annual business meeting of GNRC’s governing body will be held on September 26th at The George Jones.

Public Notice: The annual business meeting of GNRC’s governing body (also known as the Regional Council) will be held at The George Jones, 128 2nd Avenue North, Nashville, TN on 9/26/2018 at 10:30 a.m.  The agenda will include adoption of the agency’s annual budget and work program, election of officers, and the certification of the executive board. For a copy of the agenda packet or a full list of public meetings held by the GNRC, visit www.GNRC.org or contact Angie Hutchison at 615-880-3904.  GNRC is an EEO/AA/AOA agency.


Posted on: 17 Sep, 2018

 

Community Feedback Requested: Housing and Community Development in Tennessee

Community Feedback Requested:
Housing and Community Development in Tennessee

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has completed a draft of the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) on the 2015-19 Tennessee Consolidated Plan for the CDBG, ESG, HOME, HOPWA, and Housing Trust Fund (HTF) programs. This annual report to HUD describes how federal funds were spent on activities that benefit low and moderate income residents as well as other housing and community development activities across the state. Citizens are encouraged to review and make comments on information contained in the report. The CAPER draft is available for review and public comment online here beginning August 29, 2018. Use “Select Language” at the bottom of the page for multiple translations. Links will also be available on the websites of the State of Tennessee, TN Department of Economic and Community Development, TN Department of Health, and each of the nine Development Districts of Tennessee. Written comments via electronic submission on the THDA website will be accepted from August 29 to September 14, 2018.

Additionally, we are seeking your feedback on the 2018 update to the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice in Tennessee. A full draft of the report and a feedback form can be found online here from August 29 to September 14, 2018.

Please send accommodation requests to LSwanson@thda.org.

 

Se Pide Comentarios de la Comunidad:
Desarrollo de Viviendas y la Comunidad en Tennessee

La Agencia de Desarrollo de Viviendas de Tennessee (THDA) ha completado un borrador del Informe Anual Consolidado de Rendimiento y Evaluación (CAPER) para el Plan Consolidado de Tennessee 2015-19 para los programas CDBG, (Bloque de Subvenciones para Desarrollo Comunitario), ESG (Subvenciones de Soluciones de Emergencia), HOME (Programa de Asociación en Inversiones), HOPWA (Programa de Oportunidades de Vivienda para Personas con SIDA), el Fondo Fiduciario de Viviendas. Este informe anual a HUD (Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano de los EE.UU) describe cómo fondos federales fueron gastados en actividades que benefician residentes de ingresos bajos y moderados, tal como otras actividades de viviendas y desarrollo comunitario a lo largo del estado. Se exhorta a que los ciudadanos revisen y hagan comentarios en cuanto a la información contenida en el informe. A partir del 29 de agosto de 2018, el borrador del CAPER está disponible para revisar y comentarios públicos a thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment. Use “Select Language” al fin de la página para tradiciones múltiples. Vínculos también estarán disponibles en los sitios web del Estado de Tennessee, el Departamento de Desarrollo Económico y Comunitario de Tennessee, el Departamento de Salud de Tennessee, y cada uno de los nueve Distritos de Desarrollo de Tennessee. Comentarios por escrito y por vía electrónica en el sitio web de THDA serán aceptados desde el 29 de agosto hasta el 14 de septiembre de 2018

Además, buscamos sus comentarios sobre la actualización de 2018 al Análisis de Impedimentos a Opciones de Equidad en la Vivienda en Tennessee. Se pueden encontrar un borrador completo del informe y un formulario de comentarios a thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment desde el 29 de agosto hasta el 14 de septiembre de 2018.

Por favor envíe peticiones para acomodaciones a LSwanson@thda.org.


Posted on: 29 Aug, 2018

 

GNRC Issues RFQ for On-Call Planning Services

The Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) is seeking proposals from firms and/or individuals capable of providing one or more planning services to assist with a major update to the long-range transportation plan, to be adopted as the 2045 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), and related products for the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).

The GNRC administers the Nashville Area MPO, the federally-designated transportation planning agency for Davidson, Maury, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson counties. Through the Nashville Area MPO, local partners develop and manage the region’s long-range transportation plan and short-range transportation improvement program. MPO plans and programs identify and prioritize transportation needs for federal and state funding. Find out more about the MPO at NashvilleMPO.org.

Download the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) packet.


Posted on: 16 Jul, 2018

 

Public Notice: Change in Venue for Public Meetings of the GNRC and MPO

Notice is hereby given that there has been a change in the meeting location for regional boards and committees administered by the Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC). The previously noticed meeting calendar remains unchanged.

Meetings of the GNRC Executive Committee (also known as the Executive Board) and Nashville Area MPO Transportation Policy Board will now be held at the Bradley L. Barrett Training Center at the Tennessee Bankers Association office located at 211 Athens Way, Nashville TN 37228. The GNRC Finance and Personnel Committee of the GNRC will meet in the large conference room at 220 Athens Way, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37228. For a full list of public meeting dates, agenda, and cancellations, visit www.GNRC.org and www.NashvilleMPO.org or call 615-862-8828.

GNRC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities. GNRC is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, equal access and affirmative action. Contact the Title VI/Non-Discrimination coordinator, Laylah Smith at 615-862-8828 for further information. Hearing impaired callers may use the Tennessee Relay Service (1-800-848-0298). Language services are available free of charge for individuals who do not speak English (LEP), or who are visually or hearing impaired and who wish to participate in the meetings or programs of the GNRC by calling (615-255-1010) or (1-866-836-6678) or by contacting the Coordinator to discuss any accommodations or auxiliary aide that may be needed to facilitate such participation.


Posted on: 8 May, 2018

 

RFP Re-Issued for Regional Smart Mobility Assessment

The Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) has re-issued its request for proposals from firms and/or individuals capable of providing transportation planning services to conduct the Regional Smart Mobility Assessment on behalf of the Nashville Area MPO. Proposers For more information and to download the RFP document and submission instructions, visit:

http://www.nashvillempo.org/public_notices/contracting_opps.aspx


Posted on: 12 Apr, 2018

 

Now Accepting Public Comments on the 2018-19 Annual Action Plan and Fair Housing

Now Accepting Public Comments on the 2018-19 Annual Action Plan and Fair Housing, March 26 – April 25, 2018

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) will release a draft of the 2018-2019 Annual Action Plan for the State of Tennessee on March 26. This plan is submitted annually to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to outline the estimated budget and goals for housing and community development activities by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and Housing Trust Fund (HTF) programs. Citizens are encouraged to review and make comments on information contained in the plan. A summary of the plan will be available for review and public comment at www.thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment. Use “Select Language” at the bottom of the page for multiple translations. Links will also be available on the websites of the State of Tennessee, TN Department of Economic and Community Development, TN Department of Health, and each of the nine Development Districts of Tennessee. Written comments via electronic submission on the THDA website will be accepted from March 26-April 25, 2018.

Additionally, the State of Tennessee is seeking public comments on fair housing to inform our Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. An electronic survey is available at www.thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment from March 26-April 25, 2018. A full draft of the plan will be available later this Spring for public comment.

A public hearing to obtain input on the 2018-19 Annual Action Plan and our Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice will be held on April 12, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Nashville, TN at the Andrew Jackson Building, 502 Deaderick St., Ground Floor Public Hearing Room (enter from 5th Ave N). For questions and accommodations, please email Megan Webb at mwebb@thda.org.

ADVISO
La Agencia de Desarrollo de Viviendas de Tennessee (THDA) ha completado un borrador del Plan de Acción Anual 2018-2019 para el Estado de Tennessee. Este plan se presenta anualmente al Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano de EE.UU. para detallar el presupuesto aproximado y metas para actividades de vivienda y desarrollo comunitario a través de los programas de CDBG, ESG, HOME, HOWPA, y HTF. Se exhorta a que los ciudadanos revisen y hagan comentarios en cuanto a información contenida en el plan. Un resumen de los planes está disponible para revisar e incluir comentarios públicos en www.thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment. Use “Select Language” al final de la página para varias traducciones. Vínculos también estarán disponibles en los sitios de web del Estado de Tennessee, Departamento de Desarrollo Económico y Comunitario de Tennessee, Departamento de Salud de Tennessee, y cada uno de los nueve Distritos de Desarrollo de Tennessee. Comentarios por escrito y por vía electrónica en el sitio web de THDA serán aceptados desde el 26 de marzo hasta el 25 de abril de 2018.

Además, el Estado de Tennessee está buscando comentarios públicos sobre equidad en la vivienda y sobre nuestro Análisis de Impedimentos a Opciones de Equidad en la Vivienda. Mayor información y una encuesta estarán disponibles en www.thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment. Comentarios por escrito y por vía electrónica en el sitio web de THDA serán aceptados desde el 26 de marzo hasta el 25 de abril de 2018.

Se celebrará una audiencia pública para obtener aportes sobre el Plan de Acción Anual 2018-2019 y sobre nuestro Análisis de Impedimentos a Opciones de Equidad en la Vivienda el 12 de abril de 2018, de 11:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m. en Andrew Jackson Building, 502 Deaderick St., Nashville, TN, Ground Floor Public Hearing Room (entre por la 5th Ave N). Para preguntas y adaptaciones especiales, por favor mande un correo electrónico a Megan Webb a mwebb@thda.org.

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Posted on: 10 Apr, 2018

 

Upcoming Arts Builds Communities Grant Workshop for Potential Applicants

Organizations in Rutherford, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, and Wilson counties wishing to apply for Arts Builds Communities (ABC) grant funds from the TN Arts Commission are encouraged to attend upcoming workshops on Tuesday, April 24 and Thursday, May 10, 2018.

The purpose of the ABC program is to provide support for arts projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through the arts, or enhance the sustainability of asset based cultural enterprise.

The Greater Nashville Regional Council will hold the above mentioned workshops.  The workshops will last approximately (2) two hours. The purpose of the workshop is to share information about the upcoming FY2018 Arts Builds Communities Grant program including the application process and deadline, which is 11:59 p.m. CDT, July 2, 2018.

The TN Arts Commission funds the program through the sales of the “Specialty License” plates. All interested organizations are encouraged to attend and apply. Application guidelines can be found online at the following address: http://tnartscommission.org/grants/arts-build-communities-grant-2/view-abc-grant-guidelines/ .

Apply Online Here: http://tnartscommission.org/new-online-grants-system/apply-online/

Awards range from $500 to $2500 and there is a match requirement.

For more information please contact:

GNRC, Rasheedah Pardue
220 Athens Way, Suite 200
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 862-8855
rpardue@gnrc.org

Other Designated Agencies serve the remaining GNRC region as follows:

Davidson County applicants will continue to be served by the Metro Nashville Arts Commission, Laurel Fisher can be reached at Laurel.Fisher@nashville.gov

The Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council will serve Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery Robertson and Stewart Counties. The contact for this agency is Ellen Kaverno at artsandheritage@cdelightband.net

Follow this link for information on how to apply and for complete contact information and guidelines:

http://tnartscommission.org/grants/arts-build-communities-grant-2/view-abc-grant-guidelines/


Posted on: 10 Apr, 2018

 

Public Notice: Now Accepting Comments on the 2016-17 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) August 23 – September 6, 2017

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has completed a draft of the 2016-17 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) on the 2015-19 Tennessee Consolidated Plan. This report is submitted annually to HUD to describe housing and community development activities by the CDBG, ESG, HOME, and HOPWA programs. Citizens are encouraged to review and make comments on information contained in the report. The CAPER draft and summary are available for review and public comment at https://thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment beginning August 23, 2017. Use “Select Language” at the bottom of the page for multiple translations or use the links provided. The electronic draft is also available through the TN Department of Economic & Community Development and Department of Health websites as well as the nine Development Districts of Tennessee (www.tennesseedevelopmentdistricts.org). Written comments via electronic submission will be accepted through September 6, 2017.

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AVISO DE COMENTARIOS PÚBLICOS

La Agencia del Desarrollo de Viviendas de Tennessee (THDA) ha completado un borrador del 2016-17 Informe Consolidado sobre el Rendimiento y Evaluación Anual (CAPER) en el Plan Consolidado de Tennessee de los años 2015-19. Se presenta este informe anualmente al HUD para describir las actividades del desarrollo de viviendas y de la comunidad por el programas de CDBG, ESG, HOME, y HOPWA. Se exhortan a los ciudadanos a revisar y hacer comentarios sobre la información contenida en el informe. El borrador del CAPER está disponible para revisión y comentarios públicos en https://thda.org/about-thda/public-notice-and-comment comenzando el 23 de agosto de 2017. Use “Select Language” (Seleccione idioma) al final de la página para múltiples traducciones. El borrador electrónico también está disponible mediante los sitios web del Departamento del Desarrollo Económico y Comunitario de Tennessee y del Departamento de Salud de Tennessee, además de los nueve Distritos de Desarrollo de Tennessee (www.tennesseedevelopmentdistricts.org). Comentarios por escrito mediante presentación electrónica en el sitio web del THDA serán aceptados al 6 de septiembre de 2017.

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Posted on: 24 Aug, 2017

 

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