• A minimum-wage worker needs 2.5 full-time jobs to afford a one-bedroom apartment in most of the US

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Many minimum-wage workers can't even afford a modest one-bedroom apartment, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition's annual report .
    The national housing wage for a modest one-bedroom apartment is $17.90, while the federal minimum wage is $7.25.
    A low-income worker earning the federal minimum wage would need 2.5 jobs to afford a one-bedroom apartment.
    What do you get when you combine minimum wage with increasing apartment rents? Many workers who can't afford a place to live.
    The National Low Income Housing Coalition's annual report recently took a look at the Housing Wage...
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  • A minimum-wage worker needs 2.5 full-time jobs to afford a one-bedroom apartment in most of the US

    A minimum-wage worker needs 2.5 full-time jobs to afford a one-bedroom apartment in most of the US

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Many minimum-wage workers can't even afford a modest one-bedroom apartment, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition's annual report .
    The national housing wage for a modest one-bedroom apartment is $17.90, while the federal minimum wage is $7.25.
    A low-income worker earning the federal minimum wage would need 2.5 jobs to afford a one-bedroom apartment.
    What do you get when you combine minimum wage with increasing apartment rents? Many workers who can't afford a place to live.
    The National Low Income Housing Coalition's annual report recently took a look at the Housing Wage...
    Read more ...