Take Action for Housing Affordability in Federal Way

Action Items for Federal Way Advocates:

Vote YES for the Vets, Seniors, and Human Services Levy this November

The King County Veterans and Human Services Levy (VHSL) has for over a decade funded critical  housing and health services for our neighbors who need them most. This year, the expanded levy includes support for a growing population- older adults.

Follow along here, the campaign Twitter, and Facebook.

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Housing Gaps in Federal Way

To meet the county-wide proportional need for affordable homes in 2030, Federal Way needs:

  • 4,150 homes affordable to households with incomes between 0-30% of Area Median Income (AMI)

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Health & Housing in Federal Way

About 4 in 10 households in Federal Way are housing cost-burdened

47% of Federal Way households have a risk of lead exposure

1,399 Federal Way households are over-crowded

408 Federal Way households have inadequate plumbing or kitchen facilities

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Federal Way’s Housing Snapshot

Federal Way’s housing profile and policy commitments from Under One Roof: City Level Affordable Housing Commitments & Actions

HDC thanks Evans School graduates Alexander Casey, Alena Marshak, Rose Rubel, and Xinwei Wang for their dedication and the thorough research that went into this project.

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