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Housing

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It is the mission of the City of Tulsa Housing Division to work collaboratively to create quality housing opportunities for all Tulsans that respect and honor the unique needs and characteristics of each neighborhood and its residents.

Affordable Housing Trust Fund

The City of Tulsa’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund will soon be operating to produce and preserve affordable housing projects city-wide. 

This fund will be used for the acquisition, new construction, reconstruction, and rehabilitation of affordable housing through loans, grants, and developer assistance. It will also be used for landlord incentives and direct rental assistance through agencies that serve landlords and tenants.


Downtown and Surrounding Neighborhoods Housing Study Released

The City of Tulsa and the Tulsa Planning Office released the results from the Downtown and Surrounding Neighborhoods Housing Study. Study results can be found online.


Affordable Housing Strategy

The City of Tulsa Affordable Housing Strategy is a living document designed to guide policy, process and decision making for housing in Tulsa. The City recognizes that to realize its vision of being a world-class city, it must address historical and current housing inequities. The strategy allows for economic growth and innovation while ensuring all Tulsans have access to decent, safe and appropriate housing that meets their needs. The strategy lays out a series of goals and action steps that will take place from 2020-2024. The strategy was designed and will be implemented in collaboration with the Housing Strategy Advisory board comprised of developers,
neighborhood stakeholders and social service providers.


Downtown Tulsa Housing Demand Study and Strategy

The City of Tulsa is in the process of crafting a comprehensive housing strategy for all of Tulsa. We are working aggressively to ensure that Tulsa is a place where people can afford to live and thrive. 


Reducing Evictions

The City of Tulsa is working in collaboration with a number of community partners to address the number of Tulsans experiencing eviction. There are a number of resources linked here, this page will be updated with additional resources as they become available.


Build Tulsa: Affordable Housing Development Academy

Build Tulsa teaches a diverse group of Tulsans what is required to work with Grants Administration as a nonprofit developer or a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO). The first cohort of the Build Tulsa program began on August 25, 2020. This virtual course was created in partnership with TEDC and Tulsa Community College – Continuing Education to increase affordable housing development capacity in Tulsa’s low- to moderate-income neighborhoods. Please contact Kyle Ofori for more information at kofori@cityoftulsa.org or (539) 302-3521, or contact Becky Gligo at bgligo@cityoftulsa.org.