Tacoma Congregation to Develop Affordable Housing

Shiloh groundbreaking

On Sunday, July 17, churchgoers, elected officials and members of the larger Tacoma faith community gathered to celebrate a development that will one day transform several parcels owned by Shiloh Baptist Church along a block of South I Street. Pastor Gregory Christopher said he hopes the project — which is designed to include 60 affordable units, half of them planned as permanent supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness — will transform lives and become a model for other churches in the area to replicate. Pastor Christopher firmly believes local churches can be part of the solution to Tacoma’s affordable housing crisis. The big question is: How many other churches will follow Shiloh Baptist’s lead?

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