Chattanooga Housing Study

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency has initiated a housing study at the request of the Chattanooga City Council. This study looks at the factors affecting the supply and demand of housing within Chattanooga and determines what is needed to match future demand.


Documents Library

Housing Study Final Report - Full (large file 8 MB)

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Housing for All Presentation (large file 25 MB)

Housing for All Presentation PDF (reduced size for easy viewing and downloading)

Housing for All Findings and Recommendations PDF                           

Housing for All Recommendations PDF


Video Library

Housing for All Panel Discussion - Part 1 (YouTube video link)

Housing for All Panel Discussion - Part 2 (YouTube video link)

Housing for All Panel Discussion - Part 3 (YouTube video link)



Research Library

The studies and reports listed below were referenced as part of the housing study. They are listed here so that others can review the research that informed the Chattanooga Housing Study.


Generation Y: America’s New Housing Wave


Generation Y in the Marketplace


Housing an Aging Population: Are We Prepared?


Housing in America: The Baby Boomers Turn 65


In the Backyard, Grandma’s New Apartment


Chattanooga Neighborhood Assessment



“Missing Middle” Housing: An Essential Component of the 21st Century City


Neighborhood Street Design Guidelines


Lincoln-Lancaster County 2040 Comprehensive Plan: Chapter 7 Neighborhoods and Housing


Addressing Community Opposition to Affordable Housing Development: A Fair Housing Toolkit


The Effects of Land Use Regulation on the Price of Housing: What Do We Know? What Can We Learn?


The Impact of Building Restrictions on Housing Affordability


Inclusionary Zoning White Paper


Research on State and Local Means of Increasing Affordable Housing


Matrix of Possible Affordable Housing Tools, Policies, and Programs


“Why Not In Our Community?” Removing Barriers to Affordable Housing




Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments please send those to the study lead, Yuen Lee. She can be reached via email at or via phone at 423-643-5900.



If you have any direct comments about the housing study provide them in the below comment box. Please provide your contact information so we can follow up with you.  





Development Resource Center, Suite 2000
1250 Market Street 
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402