Tacoma Housing Authority

Michael Mirra, Executive Director
902 South L Street, Suite 2A
Tacoma, WA
(253) 207-4400
(253) 207-4454
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 427
Vouchers 4643
Total Units 5070

Latest News

6.6.19 Members Making News
From the Tacoma Weekly News: James Center North could be called the Bermuda Triangle of shopping complexes in the area. Located across the street from Tacoma Community College and a Pierce Transit transfer center along South Mildred Street, it would seem ideally situated to draw customers...
6.6.19 Members Making News
From the Tacoma Ledger: Based in Tacoma’s rapidly gentrifying Hilltop neighborhood, Fab-5 remains an integral part of the community that remains resilient despite constant pressures of displacement. Beginning 19 years ago, Fab-5 was launched by a group of youth in Pierce County who sought...
5.16.19 Press Release
Public Housing Authorities, Community Colleges, College Access Partners Collaborate to Eliminate Barriers to Postsecondary Success New Report and Recommendations from the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities Highlight Innovative Cross-Sector Collaborations to Improve Postsecondary...
5.8.19 Members Making News
From The News Tribune: More students in Tacoma are graduating high school, but graduating college is another story. Fewer students enrolled and completed college last year than in previous years, according to a new report released by Graduate Tacoma, a community movement with the...
4.11.19 Members Making News, Innovations
Education Dive Magazine took an in-depth look at the innovative partnership between the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and Tacoma Public Schools (TPS). The program offers housing assistance to low-income families in order to enable children to stay in their same schools from year to year,...
3.29.19 Members Making News
From KING 5 news: There is a discussion about the future of affordable housing happening in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood. Community leaders with the grassroots organization Fab-5 teamed up with the Tacoma Housing Authority to make sure residents in the neighborhood are at the...
2.14.19 Members Making News
Congratulations to the 60 CLPHA members  who received grants through HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! FSS grants help PHAs hire service coordinators who  connect residents with local programs and services. In HUD’s press release announcing the awards, Secretary...
1.10.19 Members Making News
The Tacoma Housing Authority announced that it is expanding its College Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) to the University of Washington (UW) Tacoma in partnership with Kōz Development. Kōz is finishing construction on a 104-unit apartment community across the street from UW Tacoma, and via...
1.10.19 Awards/Grants, Members Making News
The Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) won a $50,000 Evergreen Options Renewable Energy Project grant from Tacoma Power, which THA will use to build solar panels at the Crisis Residential Center (CRC) at its future Arlington Drive Youth Campus. The CRC will be a 12-bed facility for...
11.29.18 Innovations
As part of a Housing Is collaboration with the Kresge Foundation to explore ways to improve postsecondary access and success for low-income individuals, CLPHA and Kresge partnered to convene five innovative PHAs, their postsecondary partners, and federal staff for a meeting yesterday in...

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