Take Action for Housing Affordability in Maple Valley

Action Items for Maple Valley Advocates:

Protect Affordable Housing in Your City from Federal Tax Reform

Proposed elimination of a key affordable housing development tool, Private Activity Bonds (PABs), would make it much harder for our region to meet its housing need at a time when there is more demand than ever.

In the last thirty years, PABs have helped build 24,000 affordable apartments in King County alone.

You can help by urging your Representatives to rise to our affordable housing need by protecting Private Activity Bonds. Sample letters from the ACTION Campaign:

Contact your representatives by phone by calling the Congressional Switchboard at (202) 224-3121

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Housing Gaps in Maple Valley

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

  • 1,000 homes affordable to households with incomes between 0-30% of Area Median Income (AMI)
  • 821 homes affordable to households with incomes between 30-50% of AMI
  • 201 homes affordable to households with incomes between 50-80% of AMI

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Health & Housing in Maple Valley

About 3 in 10 households in Maple Valley are housing cost-burdened

14% of Maple Valley households have a risk of lead exposure

 

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