Improve Access to Housing

Everyone has a clean, safe place to live. 


A roof over your head is one of the most basic needs you must meet for health and stability.
Creating more homes, with an emphasis on affordability, is a key priority for Pierce County and a challenge in a real estate market that continues its upward climb.
For more information on homelessness in Pierce County, visit our Homeless Programs website

Priority Initiatives 

  • Develop comprehensive housing strategy
  • Private sector partnerships
  • Homeless veterans project
  • Homeless Empowerment Labor Program (HELP) pilot
  • Tacoma Housing Authority partnership

Community Indicators

Community indicators provide insight into what is happening at the community level. Indicator data helps Pierce County to better assess the overall health and well-being of our community, benchmark ourselves against peer jurisdictions, and inform strategic planning efforts.

Program Measures

Program measures provide insight into county programs and initiatives. This data allows Pierce County to better monitor its operations and improve outcomes for the people we serve.