Sources: “Is There Enough Affordable Housing on the Eastside?” [Infographic]

Compiled August 2013 by Housing Development Consortium

“Percent of Eastside Housing Affordable for Various Income Groups” data
Average rent and home sale prices in East King County

A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH). 2013. East King County Housing Analysis.

“Percent of King County Households in Various Income Groups” data
Definitions of Moderate Income, Low Income, and Very-Low Income

King County. 2012. 2012 King County Countywide Planning Policies.

2012 King County Area Median Income for an individual and family of four
Maximum affordable rent and maximum affordable house price

King County. 2012. 2012 H.U.D. Income Levels by Household Size.

“$27.41 is the hourly wage needed for a single adult raising a preschooler to live in East King County…”
Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County. 2011. The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Washington State 2011.
Note: The approximation cited in this infographic is based on the 2011 Self-Sufficiency Standard, adjusted for inflation to 2013 wages using the Bureau of Labor Statistics CPI Inflation Calculator.

Hourly wages for various occupations
Washington State Employment Security Department. 2013. 2013 Occupational employment and wage statistics.

Number of unsheltered people in King County and East King County
Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness. 2013. 2013 One Night Count results.

“When asked to indicate the primary cause of homelessness, 52% of families experiencing homelessness on the eastside cited a lack of affordable housing.”
Eastside Human Services Forum. 2007. East King County Plan to End Homelessness.

“Cost Burden in East King County” data
ARCH. 2011. Housing 101 Workbook.

Number of homeless students in Eastside school districts
State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Education. 2013. Homeless Students in Washington State by School District. 2011-2012 Data.

Impact of homelessness on students
Institute for Children and Poverty. 1993 (reprinted 1999). Access to Success: Meeting the Educational Needs of Homeless Children and Families.