Regional Planning administers the County’s tax abatement program. The Enterprise Zone Program offers tax abatements on real and personal property to qualified manufacturing and wholesale distribution companies. The County Reinvestment Area offers tax abatement on real property for a variety of businesses. Contact Dianna Reisinger, Executive Director (498-7273) at the Regional Planning Commission for more information.
Regional Planning has several housing assistance programs including: housing rehabilitation; tenant-based rental assistance; and home repair assistance. The housing rehabilitation program provides interest free, deferred loans that are 80% forgiven over a five year period to make major repairs to rundown, owner occupied houses. The tenant-based rental assisted is provided in coordination with Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority. The emergency repair program provides emergency assistance for houses experiencing a major defect such as a faulty furnace, septic system or leaky roof. Contact Dianna Reisinger at the Regional Planning Commission for more information (498-7273).
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