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Housing Gaps in Kent

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

  • 4,522 homes affordable to households with incomes between 0-30% of Area Median Income (AMI)

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Health & Housing in Kent

6 in 10 households in Kent are housing cost-burdened

38% of Kent households have a risk of lead exposure

2,875 Kent households are over-crowded

359 Kent households have inadequate plumbing or kitchen facilities

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Kent’s Housing Snapshot:

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

*With 2018 updates

HDC thanks the Evans School interns who have helped with this project.

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