Tacoma Housing Authority

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

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 50
Vouchers 4852
Total Units 4902

Latest News

8.29.22 Members Making News
From the Tacoma Housing Authority's press release: The Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) has acquired the North Highland Court apartment complex. Located at 3015 North Highland Street, the 35-unit community becomes the third such THA-owned property in the north end. THA purchased the property using a...
4.20.22 Members Making News
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...

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