To encourage the production and maintenance of affordable housing, raise community awareness of potential business opportunities involving partnerships with neighborhood residents and community development organizations, and advise the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on affordable, workforce, and moderately-priced housing issues and opportunities.
Some of their accomplishments include the following:
- A City staff position has been approved to focus on affordable/workforce housing;
- Ordinance 2008-22 [PDF] housing chapter in the Municipal Code and to waive building permit fees for housing non-profits;
- Ordinance 2008-51 [PDF] was adopted that created water/wastewater incentives for lower income families;
- Ordinance 2008-52 [PDF] was adopted that created a reserve fund for residents and businesses to make donations that will be used to create affordable/workforce housing opportunities;
- Ordinance 2008-60 [PDF] was adopted to declare the intent to provide fair housing opportunities within Franklin;
Franklin Housing Commission
Re: Applications for Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loans
- Date: 07/14/2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
- Location: City Hall Board Room
109 Third Avenue South
Franklin, Tennessee 37064
The City of Franklin
will conduct a PUBLIC MEETING
on Thursday, July 14, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. at the Franklin City Hall Board Room
to provide information about the City’s applications
for two low-interest Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loans totaling $45,000,000
for the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Biosolids Improvements project
and the impact, if any, on monthly sewer bills.
Per the State Revolving Fund’s evaluation, current user rates are sufficient to repay the loans.
One loan will be in the amount of $1,500,000 with $225,000 in principal forgiveness that will not have to be repaid.
The other loan will be in the amount of $43,500,000 with no principal forgiveness.
Questions prior to the meeting should be directed to
Mark Hilty at 615-794-4554.