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Tacoma Housing Authority


The Tacoma Housing Authority is a creation of state law, which allows cities and counties to form a public housing authority. On August 16, 1940, the Tacoma City Council formed the Housing Authority of the City of Tacoma.



The Board of Commissioners for the Tacoma Housing Authority consists of five members who are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council. The membership term is five years. Composition of membership includes an individual who receives assistance from the Tacoma Housing Authority's federal housing programs.  

Duties and Responsibilities

The Tacoma Housing Authority provides high quality, stable and sustainable housing and supportive services to people in need.  It does this in ways that help them prosper and help our communities become safe, vibrant, prosperous, attractive and just.

Staff Support

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

Time and Day

4:45 PM
Fourth Wednesday of the Month



Second Floor Conference Room (location may vary)
902 South L Street
Tacoma, WA 98405


Additional Information

Staff Liaison
Sha Peterson
General Information
(253) 207-4450