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Apply for TCRA Board by January 21

Apply for TCRA Board by January 21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 8, 2021

 

MEDIA CONTACT

Erika Bartlett, Staff Liaison, ebartlett@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5645

Applicants sought for the Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority Board 

 

The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill seven positions on the Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority Board; one certified public accountant representative, two At-Large positions, two attorney representatives, and two positions with experience in contracting housing developments. 

The Board, among other things, administers loans to a variety of populations including 
low-income Tacoma families who need help buying or repairing their homes, developers that provide multi-family housing to low-income families, businesses that create jobs or rehabilitate blighted commercial spaces and non-profit organizations that provide housing assistance and economic development services to the Tacoma community.

The Board is comprised of at least 10 members, but not more than 15 including; two At-Large and two members with experience in each of the following professions; lawyers, bankers, housing development, or contracting professionals, certified public accountants, and real estate brokers or agents, with terms lasting two years. 

The City is committed to creating an equitable and anti-racist community and wants our committees, boards, and commissions to reflect our diverse community. For these vacancies, Black and Indigenous community members, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, seniors, immigrants, and refugees are especially encouraged to apply.

Additional information on the Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority Board is available here. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Thursday, January 21, 2021. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication. For questions about the application process, to request the 
application in an alternate format, or to submit additional documents please contact Michelle Emery 
in the City Clerk’s Office at servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5505.

 

 

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