Tacoma Housing Authority
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 50
Total Units 4902
4.20.22 Members Making News
Seattle Credit Union to Open Financial Hub at the Salishan Family Investment Center (Tacoma Housing Authority)
From Seattle Credit Union and the Tacoma Housing Authority's press release: Seattle Credit Union is excited to announce an expansion into Tacoma in the summer of 2022. The credit union’s mission is to provide financial support and opportunities for communities that are underserved and have...
1.26.22 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
Video: CLPHA Members Help Residents with Center for Disaster Philanthropy COVID-19 Resident Support Grants
In November 2020, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) was awarded a grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to help our public housing authority (PHA) members better protect and serve vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. CLPHA conducted a competitive...
11.3.21 Members Making News
Congratulations to April Black on her recent appointment as executive director of the Tacoma Housing Authority! April previously served as THA’s deputy director and has long been an active member of the CLPHA community. April’s appointment follows the retirement of Michael Mirra, who served...
7.28.21 Members Making News
New tool finds vacant Pierce County apartments for people experiencing homelessness (Tacoma Housing Authority)
From The News Tribune: Shkelqim Kelmendi believes that no apartment should sit vacant when there are people living without a home. As the executive director of nonprofit Housing Connector, Kelmendi brings together property owners and case managers for people experiencing homelessness to...
6.30.21 Members Making News
At CLPHA’s Summer Meeting, Tacoma Housing Authority’s Michael Mirra Offers Poignant Reflections upon His Retirement
Last week, CLPHA’s virtual Summer Meeting opened with an acknowledgment from CLPHA Board President Stephen Norman of Tacoma Housing Authority Executive Director Michael Mirra and his impact on CLPHA, Tacoma, and the public housing industry upon Michael’s coming...
5.12.21 Members Making News
Retiring THA director as unassuming as his ’82 Corolla. His legacy, though, shines through (Tacoma Housing Authority)
From The News Tribune: Michael Mirra finally got the call-up he’s been waiting for, he joked late last week. Nearing his 68th birthday, the native New Yorker is joining the Yankees, at long last. “Center field would be my first choice, but I’m probably not in a position...
5.11.21 Members Making News
Tacoma pilot program will give monthly $500 payments to families starting this summer (Tacoma Housing Authority)
From MyNorthwest: Late last year, Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards announced her plans to launch a universal basic income pilot program. Now, those plans are beginning to take shape, with the city and its local partners revealing the first details on how the program will work. Working with United...
2.9.21 Awards/Grants, Press Release
Grants will help PHA residents with immediate and locally defined needs exacerbated by COVID-19 Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2021) -- The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) is pleased to announce the ten recipients of its COVID Resident Support Grants. The...
10.7.20 Members Making News
For homeless kids in crisis, new Eastside Tacoma facility can be ‘transformational’ (Tacoma Housing Authority)
From The News Tribune: The facility is a significant upgrade. Tucked into a secluded wooded backdrop near Tacoma Housing Authority’s Salishan development, Arlington Drive Crisis Residential Center — which opened in June — represents a major improvement for Pierce County’s efforts to curb...
2.19.20 Members Making News
New apartments ready to help Tacoma students in need of affordable housing (Tacoma Housing Authority)
From The News Tribune: Koz Development last year announced it was opening up its Koz on Market to help students find affordable housing. This year, a second Koz property is launching another program to help more students struggling with finding a place in Tacoma they can afford. Tacoma...
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Description The IT Cloud Engineer supports Tacoma Housing Authority’s strategic and operational objectives in the following way: Provides advanced technical and administrative services in network design, security, and administration. Work includes the design, implementation, support and...
Posted on 9.29.21
Applications due by 10.28.21
*This position is specifically working with Seniors and Disabled clients.* SALARY:DOE The typical starting hourly rate is $20.29-$24.80 This represents the Min to Mid salary range. PURPOSE OF POSITION The Property Specialist supports Tacoma Housing Authority's strategic and operational...
Posted on 9.29.21
Applications due by 10.28.21
PURPOSE OF POSITION The Accounting Manager supports Tacoma Housing Authority’s (THA’s) strategic and operational objectives in the following ways provides professional-level accounting, financial and administrative services to THA so its programs can provide high quality services, its funders will...
Posted on 9.20.21
Applications due by 10.1.21
PURPOSE OF POSITION The Housing Specialist supports Tacoma Housing Authority’s strategic and operational objectives in the following way: Efficiently performing a range of functions to ensure that THA’s housing programs run effectively, efficiently and in compliance with applicable rules and that...
Posted on 9.15.21
Applications due by 9.28.21
The Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) is seeking a highly qualified candidate to become its next Executive Director. This position has full responsibility to lead and manage an innovative and effective public housing authority. THA has an operating budget of $75 million and a varied portfolio of 1,500...
Posted on 7.1.21
Applications due by 7.19.21
SALARY:DOE The typical starting annual salary is $75,300 - $94,150 This represents the Min to Mid salary range. PURPOSE OF POSITION The Contracts and Procurement Manager position supports Tacoma Housing Authority’s (THA’s) strategic and operational objectives in the following way: This position...
Posted on 2.8.21
SALARY: DOE The starting annual rate for the position is between $81,000 - $101,750 This represents the Min to Mid salary range. PURPOSE OF POSITION This position supports Tacoma Housing Authority’s strategic and operational objectives in the following way: Assesses organizational risk,...
Posted on 2.8.21