Tacoma Housing Authority
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 427
Total Units 5070
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
12.18.19 Members Making News
On Tuesday, December 10, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Affordable Housing for Educational Achievement Demonstration (AHEAD) Act, legislation intended to encourage public housing authorities and school districts to work together to address child and family homelessness through a...
12.18.19 Members Making News
Rental subsidies for 145 units made available for seniors and disabled in Tacoma (Tacoma Housing Authority)
From The News Tribune: Two local entities have partnered to help seniors and disabled residents in Tacoma gain affordable housing. On Wednesday, Tacoma Housing Authority and Cascade Park Communities announced a partnership to help make available 145 affordable assisted-living units. “Assisted...
11.14.19 Members Making News
From Affordable Housing Finance: The development of two affordable apartment communities in Tacoma, Wash., took a big step forward after securing critical financing. Boston Capital announced it is investing $26.3 million in low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) equity in the construction of 1800...
10.31.19 Members Making News
From The Suburban Times: The Tacoma/Pierce County Affordable Housing Consortium has named Tacoma Community College (TCC) an Excellence in Affordable Housing Award winner in the “innovation” category for 2019. The college will be recognized along with community partners the University of Washington...
10.10.19 Members Making News
Homeless Tacoma school kids to get help from $10M expansion of program started at McCarver (Tacoma Housing Authority)
From The News Tribune: In the next three years, the Tacoma Housing Authority is dedicating $10.5 million to expand its Education Project, which seeks to not only house homeless families but bolster student success in schools. “THA seeks to have people join our housing programs and succeed, not...
9.12.19 Members Making News
Minneapolis program aims to address student housing insecurity (Minneapolis Public Housing Authority & Tacoma Housing Authority)
From Education Dive: The Stable Homes Stable Schools initiative — launched in May to help Minneapolis Public Schools students and their families pay rent and maintain consistent housing while also offering wraparound services — already has 125 families with 396 children...
7.25.19 Members Making News
CLPHA, Tacoma and Denver Housing Authorities’ Education and Health Programs Highlighted in Bitterroot Magazine
In the latest issue of Bitterroot, an online weekly magazine covering the politics, culture, economy, and environment of the Western U.S., Editor-in-Chief Jake Bullinger highlights programs at CLPHA member PHAs Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) and Denver Housing Authority (DHA) that address housing...
7.11.19 Members Making News
Anti-poverty push to give some Tacoma families a boost toward better-paying jobs (Tacoma Housing Authority)
From The News Tribune: Tacoma’s WorkForce Central and community partners are set to deliver on improving some local household budgets in the next few years through a $1.75 million grant. The Economic Security for All grant draws funding from the governor’s Workforce Innovation and...
6.28.19 Members Making News
Koz Development Teams Up With Tacoma Housing Authority On Affordable Housing For Students (Tacoma Housing Authority)
From BISNOW Seattle: "Last fall, Kōz Development founder and owner Cathy Reines jumped at the chance to partner with Tacoma Housing Authority to build affordable housing for University of Washington Tacoma students. The project gives students more housing stability as they shape their futures...
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