Map of the day

Posted: 7 June 2012 in Uncategorized
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source [ht: nk]

As the authors of the report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition explain,

the number of full-time jobs that a household must work at the prevailing state minimum wage to afford the average two-bedroom FMR [Fair Market Rent] ranges from 1.3 jobs (Puerto Rico) to 4.4 jobs (Hawaii). In other words, in no state can an individual working full-time at the minimum wage afford a two-bedroom apartment for his or her family. Overall, there are very few places in the U.S. where even a one-bedroom unit at the FMR is affordable to someone working full-time at the minimum wage.

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  1. Peter Fosl says:

    When you can’t manage that even in KY, we have a problem.

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