Tacoma Housing Authority
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Public Housing Units 427
Total Units 5070
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...
6.26.19 CLPHA Advocacy, Members Making News
THA Sends Letter to HUD; HACA, HACLA Featured in NYT, KCRW, LA Times CLPHA member PHAs are engaged in efforts across the country to oppose HUD’s rule. The Tacoma Housing Authority submitted public comments yesterday conveying THA’s deep concerns with the proposal that they believe would, “...
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
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
Fewer Tacoma students are completing college. New program aims to change that (Tacoma Housing Authority)
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,...
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