CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - Tennessee was given more than $800,000 dollars to help low-income families find work.

The money was awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

About $69,000 will go to the Chattanooga Housing Authority.

The money will be used to improve access to employment resources and job training for low-income families.

Participants will be required to be off government assistance within five years.