Applicants

Thank you for your interest in applying for housing at KCDC. Before you proceed with the application using our online portal, please review the items you’ll need to apply and our frequently asked questions.

Notice of Reasonable Accomodation

Documents you need

Government-issued photo identification for all household members 18 years or older

DON’T HAVE THIS?

Where do I go?

If you have had an ID in Tennessee:
Knox County Courthouse
300 Main St., Room 219
Knoxville, TN 37902

Strawberry Plains Driver Services Center
7320 Region Lane
Knoxville, TN 37914

Renew online at https://dl.safety.tn.gov/_/

If you have never had an ID in Tennessee:
Strawberry Plains Driver Services Center
7320 Region Lane
Knoxville, TN 37914

What do I need?

Birth certificate, Social Security card, TWO proofs of residency and two documents proving your identity (i.e., passport, marriage license, military ID, court papers)

Social Security card for all household members

DON’T HAVE THIS?

Where do I go?

Social Security Office
8530 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

What do I need?

Birth certificate or passport and photo ID (state, school, work or military ID). If born outside of the United States, you must bring proof of citizenship.

Proof of household income

DON’T HAVE THIS?

Where do I go?

Must go to each source, including employer, child support office, Department of Human Services, Social Security Office, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and any other source of income.

What do I need?

Any income that you have, including wages, child support, electronic benefit transfer (EBT), Social Security and other government assistance.

Birth certificate for all household members

DON’T HAVE THIS?

Where do I go?

If you were born in Tennessee after 1949:

Knox County Health Department
140 Dameron Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917

If you were born in Tennessee before 1949, order online at https://www.tn.gov/health/section/vital-records OR call 615-741-1763.

If you were born in another state, search for “Vital Records Office” and the state and county of your birth.

What do I need?

Current ID, passport, military ID or employee ID.

AND two of the following with your legal name:

  • Voter registration card
  • Utility bill
  • Health insurance card
  • Signed Social Security card
  • Medical record
Do you have the documents you need?

Apply now

Applicant FAQ