Member Spotlight: Housing Authority of Salt Lake City
Pamela’s Place Apartments, Salt Lake City, UT
Supportive Housing with Medical Center Opens for Homeless Adults
PHADA Trustee Dan Nackerman, Executive Director, Salt Lake City Housing Authority.
In September 2020, The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City (HASLC) with Governor Gary R. Herbert, Pamela Atkinson, Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson presented a ceremonial virtual ribbon cutting for Pamela’s Place Apartments, an affordable housing development for low-income adults experiencing homelessness. Immediately prior the officials held press conference that focused on importance of permanent supportive housing with service provides throughout the state.
Pamela’s Place Apartments, named after Pamela Atkinson, a Utah-based humanitarian and advocate for people experiencing homelessness, will serve as a 100-unit permanent supportive housing complex, by combining affordable housing assistance with voluntary support services to address the needs of chronically homeless people.
Watch a promotional video featuring Pamela’s Place Apartments.
Pamela’s Place includes:
- A 5,000 sq. ft. complete health clinic available for residents and the public;
- Dedicated housing case managers and clinical staff;
- Nurses station;
- American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant garden boxes;
- Community space, kitchen, and media room;
- Gazebo, memory garden and a service animal area with a watering station; and
- 24-hour onsite property staff.
The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City is an independent agency that provides affordable housing for more than 10,000 individuals in the Salt Lake Valley. We own 32 properties and 1,711 units in Salt Lake City, as well as, control nearly 3,000 Section 8 Vouchers (also known as Housing Choice Vouchers). Our mission is to promote and provide affordable housing opportunities for our community.