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The Invisible Crisis: A Call to Action on Middle-Income Housing

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us as we hear from former Governor Christine Gregoire
speak about the middle-income housing affordability crisis

The Invisible Crisis: A Call to Action on Middle-Income Housing
City Club of Tacoma November 6, 2019 Dinner Program

UPS Wheelock Student Center (Upper Marshall Hall 2nd Floor)

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

6:00 PM: Doors Open and Buffet Dinner Served

6:45 PM: Welcome and Program Begins

“It is time for action. If we all work together, the future we imagine is within our reach.”
~Chris Gregoire, CEO of Challenge Seattle

​Year by year, middle-income residents are being priced out of more and more communities. In the last decade, home prices have risen nearly 60%, three times the national growth rate. Housing prices are seven times the median income in King County, and nearly 40% of middle-income households find themselves cost burdened by housing. Today, a middle-income household can no longer afford to rent, let alone buy, a home.

 

 

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