CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) -- Despite assurances to the contrary from housing officials, disabled and elderly residents in Dogwood Manor may have to relocate to make way for a $4.5 million renovation.

Talk of relocation at Dogwood raises fears among many residents that, once they're out, they might not get back into the apartments where they've lived for years.

Chattanooga Housing Authority officials said plans still are being formed and they don't want residents to be alarmed. Any moves will be made as painless as possible for residents, officials said, and any moving probably won't even happen for at least a year or more because it will take that long to get proposals and approvals in place.


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