Affordable Housing Commission

What is affordable housing?

Affordable housing is a statewide issue, and municipalities in Washington State are taking steps to address this issue in various ways. Housing is considered "affordable" if the household is paying no more than 30% of their income for housing costs, including utilities. A household is "cost-burdened" if more than 30% of household income is paid towards housing and utility costs. In the City of Dayton, 46% of renter households and 40% of owner households are cost-burdened. Efforts to reduce the number of cost-burdened households will directly benefit the entire community by offering aid to achieving resiliency and creating an economically strong, vibrant, and healthy community. 

Commission Members

Name   Term Ending
Dain Nysoe (CHAIR)   Nov. 11, 2022
Scott Hudson   Feb. 18, 2023
Shawn Brown   Feb. 18, 2022
Derik Bernhardt   Feb. 18, 2024
Garret Warren (Vice-Chair)   Feb. 18, 2024

Commission information updated June, 2021.

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