What is the HOP Program?
On June 3rd, 2013, the Tacoma Housing Authority will begin accepting applications for placement on the Housing Opportunity Program (HOP) waiting list. The HOP Program is THA's new rental assistance program. It helps people pay their rent on housing they find on the private rental market in the City of Tacoma. In this way, it is like the Section 8 voucher program. The HOP program replaces the Section 8 voucher program for new applicants. The HOP program is different than the Section 8 program in some important ways. For example: