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Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority Board

Establishment

The City of Tacoma is a participant in several federal grant programs offered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Economic Development Administration (EDA). The Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority (TCRA) is a public corporation whose support enhances the City's efficiency and service provision in administering activities funded by HUD's Community Development Block Grants, HOME Investment Partnership Program, and the EDA's Title IX Revolving Loan Fund. Among the goals of the TCRA are to:

  • Rebuild or revitalize blighted areas
  • Develop housing programs; including home rehabilitation, counseling, and maintenance training services
  • Expand housing, job, and income opportunities
  • Improve access between homes and jobs
  • Stimulate economic development, and
  • Enhance cultural, recreational, and educational facilities and opportunities

Membership

The Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority Board consists of at least ten members who are appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The membership term is two years. Composition of membership includes two lawyers, two bankers, two individuals experienced in housing development or contracting, two certified public accountants, two real estate brokers or agents, and two at-large positions.  

 

Members:

Name Position Role Filling
Kimber Starr  Secretary Realtor
Lacey Barker   Realtor
Eric Frank   Construction/Development
Meredith Neal  Vice President Construction/Development
Vacant   At Large
Ian Northrip   Attorney
Ryan Dutli
Banking/Lending
Daniel Montopoli President Attorney
Andrew Kwon
CPA
Terri Scott   Banker/Lending

Joseph van Dyk

 

At Large

 Yo Ahzzma    CPA

 

 Duties and Responsibilities

The Board administers grants and loans to a variety of clients such as low-income households and families who need help in buying or repairing their homes, multi-family housing developers or owners who provide housing to low-income families, businesses which create jobs or rehabilitate blighted buildings, and non-profit organizations that provide housing and economic development services to the Tacoma community.

 

Staff Support

Staffing support to the Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority Board is provided by the Community and Economic Development Department.

Loan Subordination Request

Lenders refinancing a first mortgage loan for a property with a TCRA lien may complete and submit a Loan Subordination Form. Contact Ronda VanderMeer at 253-281-7356 or by
Email for assistance. 

 

Time and Day

7:30 AM

 

January - October 

Second and fourth Thursdays of the month

 

November and December

First and third Thursdays of the month

 

2022 Meeting Dates

 

Location

Virtual

Click Here to view instructions for joining meetings.


Additional Information

Staff Liaison

Erika Bartlett
General Information
253-591-5645

Email

Financial Assistant
Ronda VanderMeer

Loan Balances, Payoffs and Requests for Loan Subordination 
253-281-7356
Email