Affordable and specialized housing in Pierce County 

Affordable Rental of Pierce County

ARPC is a one-stop shop for affordable places to rent in Pierce County. It is free for landlords to post their empty units and free for people to browse for their new home.

Landlords appreciate access to a Data Specialist who is available to update listings and answer questions about the website. Renters enjoy a single source for affordable rental housing.

ARPC is a collaboration between landlords, property managers, renters and several social service agencies including MDC, Pierce County Housing Authority, Associated Ministries, Pierce County Community Connections and Building Changes. ARPC strives to match landlords and eager renters, filling units that would otherwise remain vacant.

The rent maximum amount for ARPC is 60% Area Median Income for Pierce County

Studio-$753 1 Bedroom-$807 2 Bedroom-$969

3 Bedroom-$1119 4 Bedroom-$1248 5 Bedroom-$1377

Accessing shelter and housing in Pierce County starts with one phone call: 253.682.3401      

Pierce County, together with Associated Ministries, is implementing a new centralized intake and referral system for families or individual at risk of, or experiencing homelessness. It's called Access Point 4 Housing and offers a single, trusted access point for people seeking homelessness prevention services, assessment, case management, and housing services. Anyone in need of homeless prevention or re-housing services can be assisted through this centralized process and referred to the best local housing and other resources best suited to meet their needs.

United Way of Pierce County

Need Help? Dial 2-1-1


Lost your job? Behind on your rent? You may qualify for help!
Homeless Prevention & Rapid Rehousing - call 253.682.3401

Apartment Finder - Pierce County

Associated Ministries Housing and Shelter Programs

Associated Ministries Community Resources Guide 

Pierce County Community Action Resource Guide

DSHS Parenting Program

Pioneer Human Services Housing includes treatment services

New Phoebe House for Women and children

Clean & Sober Housing 

Transitional Housing for Women - Tacoma Foursquare - Information

Apply to Build your own Home with Habitat for Humanity! Information

Energy Assistance Program for Tacoma Power Customers: Information

Housing for People with Felonies

VETERANS: Homeless Clinic 253.583.1637  9600 Veterans Drive, Tacoma 98493
Veterans Resources Booklet

Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources

Please note that the following lists may not be current nor accurate. 
Transitional Housing 
Housing Information

Senior Housing Low Income & Subsidized Apartments

Senior Subsidized  Apartments in Tacoma

Rental Assistance in Pierce County