Take Action for Housing Affordability in Sammamish

Action Items for Sammamish Advocates:

Sammamish Housing Strategy Plan Open House

The City of Sammamish is hosting an open house tomorrow on updating the city’s Housing Strategy Plan; Sammamish Home Grown. As a resident of Sammamish, we want to make sure you know about this great opportunity to help shape the future of affordable housing in your community!

Want to attend? Here are the details: 

Sammamish Home Grown Open House
Wednesday, April 25th
6:30 – 8:30 pm 

Sammamish City Hall, Council Chambers

You can see the existing plan and other documents here. We hope you can attend and advocate for safe, healthy, affordable homes for all Sammamish residents!

 

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Housing Gaps in Sammamish

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

  • 2,324 homes affordable to households with incomes between 0-30% of Area Median Income (AMI)
  • 2,180 homes affordable to households with incomes between 30-50% of AMI
  • 2,428 homes affordable to households with incomes between 50-80% of AMI

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Health & Housing in Sammamish

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

19% of Sammamish households have a risk of lead exposure

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Sammamish’s Housing Snapshot:

Sammamish’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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