CLARKSVILLE, TN – On Might 17, the to start with undertaking of Going Community Initiative (GLI), a accredited Local community Housing Enhancement Firm (CHDO), was unveiled at 724 Richardson St.

The dilapidated home on this home will ultimately be demolished, and GLI will develop two very affordable houses in its spot.

The goal of GLI is the rehabilitation and new development of cost-effective housing for lease or homeownership by low- to reasonable-profits folks.

One of the speakers, Ann Waddle, GLI board member and member of Initially Presbyterian Church, said that, “The journey started final yr in April of 2021 with a team of Presbyterian girls.”

In May perhaps 2021, they satisfied with Dennis Newburn, director of Clarksville Community and Local community Solutions (CNCS) with this strategy, and “within 1 12 months, here we are at the unveiling of this partnership.”

GLI was awarded the CHDO certification by CNCS on Dec. 8. CHDO is a federal designation for nonprofit economical housing organizations that fulfill unique skills building them qualified for condition and local pounds to help with their housing assignments.

Speakers at the unveiling ceremony integrated Mayor Joe Pitts and Cynthia Pitts, Mayor Professional-Tem Wanda Smith, Councilmember Stacey Streetman, Anthony Daley – Mosaic Church Senior Pastor, Yolanda Stewart – GLI Government Director and Mosaic Church Government Pastor, Greg Glover – Initially Presbyterian Church Pastor and Ann Waddle – GLI Board Member and Initially Presbyterian Assistance Committee Chairperson.


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