Arlington Drive Youth Campus

2020

Tacoma Housing Authority's Arlington Drive Youth Campus provides safe and supportive housing for young adults at risk of homelessness. The Crisis Residential Center provides 12 beds for youths without families 12-17 years of age. Additional housing on the campus includes 58 rental apartments for young adults aged 18-24, supported by on-site supportive services and safe community gathering spaces. The campus is located close to a community center, schools, and healthcare services.

In 2021, this project was honored with a PCBC 2021 Gold Nugget Grand Award for Best Supportive/Transitional Housing. The judges called it a superior example of how housing can be combined with supportive services at a large scale and effectively serve as a solution for young people in crisis who are in need of a helping hand.