Take Action for Housing Affordability in Mercer Island

Housing Gaps in Mercer Island

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

  • 1,166 homes affordable to households with incomes between 0-30% of Area Median Income (AMI)
  • 1,151 homes affordable to households with incomes between 30-50% of AMI
  • 1,365 homes affordable to households with incomes between 50-80% of AMI

Click the image for the full, two-page infographic.


Health & Housing in Mercer Island

About 3 in 10 households in Mercer Island are housing cost-burdened

65% of Mercer Island hoseholds have a risk of lead exposure

Click the image for the full, two-page infographic.


Mercer Island’s Housing Snapshot:

Mercer Island’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 is project.

Click the image for the full-size snapshot.