• Report: A minimum-wage worker can't afford a 2-bedroom apartment anywhere in the U.S

    11 days ago - By Philly

    Nationally, one would have to earn $17.90 an hour to afford a modest one-bedroom apartment without spending more than 30 percent of income on housing, or $22.10 an hour for a two-bedroom rental.
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  • How much do you need to earn to rent an apartment in each state?

    11 days ago - By Fast Company

    If you make minimum wage, you can't afford a two bedroom anywhere.
    If you live in San Carlos or Redwood City, California-near San Francisco, but not the most expensive part of the Bay Area-and have a minimum-wage job in retail or at a coffee shop, you won't make enough to afford a typical studio apartment.
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