Increasing Rent Prices Drive People Living In Poverty Further Away From Decent Accomodations Increasing Rent Prices Drive People Living In Poverty Further Away From Decent Accomodations
There is no state in the union where a full-time, minimum-wage worker can afford to rent a one-bedroom apartment for less than 30 percent... Increasing Rent Prices Drive People Living In Poverty Further Away From Decent Accomodations

There is no state in the union where a full-time, minimum-wage worker can afford to rent a one-bedroom apartment for less than 30 percent of his paycheck (which is a standard measure of housing affordability). -Vox

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The sad reality is that on average if you live in New York, New Jersey or California you will need to work between 90 and 100 hours every week to be able to afford a one bedroom on a minimum wage salary. For more insight into the National Low Income Housing Coalition study, click here.

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