Submitted by COA on Tue, 10/11/2016 - 14:39
COA's report on major discriminatory lending practices, entitled Whose Reinvestment: The Failure of Equitable Home Lending in Chattanooga, has been released after nearly a year of work.
The report may be read HERE.
The major findings of the report are startling:
Submitted by COA on Fri, 06/10/2016 - 13:46
Submitted by COA on Thu, 06/02/2016 - 13:14
Made for All Residents: The Voices of the Lincoln Park
At the May 31st meeting of the Chattanooga City Council, residents and supporters of the Lincoln Park Neighborhood had had enough. They showed out in opposition of a zoning change that Lincoln Park leaders called "aggressive gentrification".
Submitted by COA on Mon, 04/04/2016 - 16:20
The over-taxation of Housing Tax Credits is killing Affordable Housing development in Chattanooga and the Assessor of Property can stop it right now.
Who cares about the Assessor of Property election? It is a small county position. It is bureaucratic. Can it be that important? It is not President of the United States... it isn't even Mayor of Chattanooga. Why should we care?
Submitted by COA on Tue, 02/23/2016 - 10:41
The 2016 Presidential Election is well upon us. Media is buzzing with news of caucuses and primaries. In Chattanooga, the Assessor of Property race could be critical to fixing the Affordable Housing Crisis.
Submitted by COA on Thu, 12/10/2015 - 15:39
Affordable housing issues are complicated. Chattanooga Organized for Action (COA) has spent much of its five years deeply engaged with the uniqueness of Chattanooga's crisis. This FAQ can act as a guide into the many different moving pieces of the Affordable Housing Crisis: