Hi! I’m Andrea and I am a property manager at the Tulsa Housing Authority (THA). I manage two properties – Apache Manor and Sandy Park Apartments. I have worked in the multi-family housing industry for over 16 years. I am a mother to a beautiful 9-year-old daughter. Outside of work, I like to spend my … Continue reading THAt's My Day – Property Manager Andrea Helms
My favorite part of my job is the interaction I have with our residents (especially the kiddos). I just love hearing their stories, and it always strikes me just how similar we are. They want the same thing for their children as I want for mine. They want to feel safe and secure in their … Continue reading The Story Behind #THAtsmystory
Housing is the primary infrastructure of any city. Households with incomes vast or small share a common value and pursuit of decent, safe and affordable housing. There is no single agreed-upon definition for a mixed-income community. Equity, equality, opportunity and inclusivity are all words commonly used to describe broad goals that shape a deliberate effort … Continue reading Why Mixing It Up Is Best
It’s no secret that the Housing Authority of the City of Tulsa (THA) is a changing organization. In the last two years we’ve experienced tremendous growth, including our Choice Neighborhoods Implementation grant award, the launch of the Envision Comanche project and our transition to the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program; these are just a few … Continue reading Changing From the Inside Out
Hi! Thanks for visiting our blog! This is where we’ll share our thoughts on various topics related to affordable housing, creating thriving communities and everything in between. Don’t worry, you can still find news from the Housing Authority of the City of Tulsa (THA) in the News section of our website. Thanks for stopping by. … Continue reading Welcome to our blog!