Housing for Homeless Students
Tacoma Community College (TCC) and Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) have formed a partnership to provide rental assistance to TCC students who are homeless or almost homeless. This project is called the College Housing Assistance Program (CHAP).
Application now available!
Fill out the application and apply in person April 10 - 28, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Building 7.
Support Helps Students Succeed
Our data shows that students who participate in the College Housing Assistance Program excel. From Jan. 2014 - Sept. 2016:
TCC has an open application period for housing assistance every Fall, Winter and Spring quarter. If vouchers are available, they will be awarded during the open application period. If no vouchers are available, a waitlist will be started. Homeless students will be given priority.
Open application periods are as follows:
April 10 - 28, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
If you are homeless or at serious risk of homelessness, please consider applying!
Students currently experiencing homelessness may apply anytime after the 10th day of each quarter. Turn in your application at the Building 7 Counseling & Advising Counter.
- Enrolled in pre-college and/or college level credits at TCC
- Please note that there are other eligibility criteria set forth by the Tacoma Housing Authority. See application form for details.
How to Apply
During the application period you can get a housing application online, and/or you can pick up a hard copy at the front counter of the Advising and Counseling Center (Bldg 7).
Please note that applications must be completed at time of submittal. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. During the open application period, applications need to be turned in at the Career Center (Bldg 7). Homeless students may turn their applications in at any time after the 10th day of each quarter at the Advising and Counseling Center (Bldg 7).
Review of application and notification of application status will occur approximately 2-3 weeks after applications are accepted during open application periods. Homeless students may apply at any time.
Contact Marybeth McCarthy