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Bellevue Mayor, Deputy Mayor Share Progress in State of City Talk

Asked about top-of-mind challenges from the pandemic and looking forward, Robinson said,“I think the biggest challenge is going to be working with the families and the businesses that were struggling before COVID,” which exacerbated those challenges. ... Robinson said the city is working hard on incentivizing more affordable housing. “There is a tremendous need for affordable housing in Bellevue,” she said. Only 10 percent of the city’s housing is affordable to a family of four earning $80,000 a year or less, “so that’s a lot of people who work in Bellevue that can’t afford to live here,” she said.   … Read More