Assessment of housing needs
East Penn Manfacturing is adding approximately 200-250 new jobs in the next 1-3 years.
Other employers estimated adding 50-100 new jobs (combined).
According to Census Data (2015) over 880 people are currently employed in Wayne County but live outside of the county. Often, these long commutes are due to lack of local housing options.
Incentivize development to create 172 new housing units, for 50% of new jobs and 25% of existing workforce that commutes in, by 2025.
|New Jobs||250||125 (50%)|
|Existing Jobs||880||220 (25%)|
|Total||345 people need housing for employment in Wayne Co.|
|All Items||172 units|