LEAVENWORTH — With many workers in Leavenworth opting to commute to work due to lack of housing or rising costs, city officials are looking to increase available housing.

Proposed changes to Leavenworth’s 2021 Comprehensive Plan include denser housing development and more options for developers to build affordable housing.

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Leavenworth city officials say future affordable housing developments are expected to be placed in multi-family or commercial areas, as seen in orange and red in this land use map.

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