THA is affiliated with the following associations or organizations
NAHRO is the leading housing and community development advocate for the provision of adequate and affordable housing and strong, viable communities for all Americans - particularly those with low- and moderate-incomes. Its members administer HUD programs such as Public Housing, Section 8, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME funds. www.nahro.org
CLPHA is a national nonprofit organization that works to preserve and improve public and affordable housing through advocacy, research, policy analysis and public education. CLPHA's 60 members represent virtually every major metropolitan area in the country; on any given day, they are serving more than one million households. Together they manage almost half of the $90 billion asset that is public housing, and administer 30 percent of the Section 8 housing assistance program. They are in the vanguard of housing providers and community developers. www.clpha.org
AWHA is an association of Public Housing Authorities in the State of Washington serving its member agencies and through them all Washingtonians. Its activities serve the following purposes:
- Support the viability and vitality of local housing authorities.
- Improve operations effectiveness.
- Professional growth and development for directors and management.
- Mutual support and problem solving.
- Influence public policy with an emphasis at the state level
- Increase the public's understanding of housing needs and solutions.
- Assist the local HUD office in introduction and refinement of programs.
The Alliance is a coalition of organizations and persons in Washington State working to address the state's affordable housing crisis. www.wliha.org
The Tacoma/Pierce County Affordable Housing Consortium (TPCAHC) is an association of organizations providing or developing housing for low and moderate income households. AHC is working to expand the opportunities for nonprofit corporations and our community to produce, finance, and manage affordable housing. Programs include training, technical assitance, networking, and community education. www.affordablehousingconsortium.org