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Tacoma Housing Authority Breaks Ground on Housing Hilltop Affordable Housing Project

January 23, 2023
Pierce County Council announcement | The Suburban Times

Council Chair Ryan Mello (District 4) joined Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (D-WA 10th District) and Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-WA 6th District) at the Housing Hilltop Groundbreaking Ceremony, Friday, Jan. 20. 

Housing Hilltop is an affordable housing project from the Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) that will bring 231 affordable housing units to Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood. In addition, the project includes 13,000 square feet of commercial retail space, including a 10,000-square-foot performing arts and community gathering space.

“I always say what’s good for Tacoma is good for Pierce County, and this is great for Tacoma,” said Mello in his remarks at the ceremony. “This is the model to bring to scale to address our county’s affordable housing crisis.”

Read the full article at The Suburban Times.