Assessment of housing needs

1

New jobs

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). 

2

Existing jobs

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.

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GOAL

Incentivize development to create 172 new housing units, for 50% of new jobs and 25% of existing workforce that commutes in, by 2025.

 

CATEGORY ESTIMATED TOTAL GOAL
New Jobs 250 125 (50%)
Existing Jobs 880 220 (25%)
Total 345 people need housing for employment in Wayne Co.
All Items 172 units

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