Imagine Housing by the numbers

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    • More than 1,200 individuals now securely housed.
    • Of our 485 families, 60.83% earn less than $20,000 per year.
    • $19,862 is the median household income for families.
    • $1,426 is the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in East King County. $491 is the average rent paid by Imagine Housing families.
    • 61% of Imagine Housing families report that there is someone with special needs in their household.

Supportive services

    • Residents received 2,458 resource referrals in 2014, including assistance with transportation, utility bills, childcare and healthcare.
    • Imagine Housing staff delivered over 3,116 hours of case management in 2014.
    • 74% of residents said that supportive services increased their sense of community at their property.
    • 97% of residents actively worked on their personal goal plan.
    • 90% of residents with chronic mental health issues or significant disabilities participated in enriching and skill increasing activities, such as volunteering, community building, activities or exercise.
    • 60% of residents who were able to work achieved employment or increased their employment income within the year.
    • Imagine Housing offered 788 hours of child and youth programming in 2014 (serving 153 youth).
    • 70% of youth participating in Homework Club improved their homework and study skills in 2014, 88% strengthened their conflict management and interpersonal skills, and 81% increased their leadership skills.
    • 100% of parents with children in our programs said that the resident services coordinator has helped their children make informed and responsible choices.

Our housing

    • 485 permanent affordable rental homes throughout Bellevue, Kirkland, Issaquah, Mercer Island and Redmond.
    • 98.2% occupancy throughout our housing portfolio.
    • 58 brand new homes opened in 2014
    • 232 new homes under development to break ground in 2016-2018.