Take Action for Housing Affordability in Newcastle

Action Items for Newcastle Advocates:

Support a robust Vets, Seniors, & Human Services Levy: Email the King County Council

The King County Veterans and Human Services Levy (VHSL) has for over a decade funded critical health and housing services to our neighbors who need them most. Join us in voicing your support for a renewed and significantly expanded levy with a robust affordable housing component.

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Housing Gaps in Newcastle

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

  • 567 homes affordable to households with incomes between 0-30% of Area Median Income (AMI)
  • 527 homes affordable to households with incomes between 30-50% of AMI
  • 213 homes affordable to households with incomes between 50-80% of AMI

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Health & Housing in Newcastle

About 3 in 10 households in Newcastle are housing cost-burdened

27% of Newcastle households have a risk of lead exposure

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Newcastle’s Housing Snapshot

Newcastle’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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