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Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority Board


The Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority was created as a public corporation organized pursuant to the ordinances of the City of Tacoma, as existing or as hereafter amended, and pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington. The purpose of the Authority is to provide an independent means of carrying out and administering federal grants or programs pursuant to the provisions of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.


The Authority is intended to provide increased flexibility and efficiency in administering federal grants and programs, such as the Community Development Block Grant and the HOME Investment Partnerships Grant, and the projects and activities financed from funds derived from such federal programs.



The Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority Board consists of 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.  



Name Position Role Filling
Kimber Starr  Secretary Realtor
Lacey Barker   Realtor
Karsen Keever   Construction/Development
Meredith Neal  Vice President Construction/Development
Miriam McBride   At Large
Ian Northrip   Attorney
Steve Snider
Daniel Montopoli President Attorney
Jason Kors Treasurer CPA
Terri Scott   Banker

Joseph van Dyk


At Large

 Vacant    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 the TCRA Administrator at (253) 591-5238 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


2021 Meeting Overview




Additional Information

Staff Liaison

Erika Bartlett
General Information


TCRA Administrator

Loan Balances, Payoffs and Requests for Loan Subordination