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Veterans To Break Ground In Knoxville, Tennessee

 The HUD-VASH program is coming in support of veterans and is moving homeless veterans to permanent housing. 

September 6, 2023

On August 16, 2023, All community and elected leaders gathered with enthusiasm and respect in support of veterans to break ground for Liberty Place. Liberty Place is a 32-unit permanent supportive housing community that is undertaken by Knoxville Community Development Corporation who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. HUD and partners, such as the City of Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee Housing Development Agency, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, celebrated the launch of a $15 million project.

This initiative is funded by both a HOME American Rescue Plan Community Development Block Grant and a Community Project Funding Grant from HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development. The participants in the HUD-VA Supportive Housing program were the Liberty Place residents. The program is entrusted with the responsibility of moving homeless veterans to permanent housing. 

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Department of Housing and Urban Development. “Supportive Veterans Housing Groundbreaking In Knoxville, Tennessee”. Department of Housing and Urban Development, August 23, 2023, 

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Last Updated: September 20, 2021