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City Emergency Home Repair
Purple House


For emergency actions immediately necessary to safeguard against imminent danger to human life, health or safety, or to protect property from further structural damage (such as when a property has been damaged by a natural disaster, fire, or structural collapse).

What Type of Repairs are Available?

  • New Roof
  • Porches
  • Window Repair
  • Sewer Repair
  • Flooring Repair
  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Rewiring or other electrical work
  • Handicap Modifications
  • And much, much more...

How Much Will I Have to Pay?

To make your home more comfortable and safe, CAC has assistance available to qualified low income homeowners. CAC Emergency Home Repair program offers a "NO CHARGE" whatsoever for the services performed. You must remain in the home for one year after services are complete.

How to Apply

Contact CAC Housing & Energy Services to set up an appointment to fill out the application.

You can call 865-244-3080, (Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:45pm), or stop by (lower level of the LT Ross building).
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Information you will need to apply:

  • You will need social security numbers and dates of birth for everyone in the household.
  • Current income information for everyone in the home. This could be copies of paycheck stubs for 30 days prior to date of application or award letter from Social Security (showing the awarded amount for the current year).
  • Proof of home ownership (recent property tax receipt or a copy of your deed). If residing in a mobile home, a copy of the title will be required.
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