According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition:
“In no state can a minimum wage worker afford a two-bedroom unit at Fair Market Rent, working a standard 40-hour work week.”
This infographic was released in a recent NLIHC report, “Out of Reach: America’s Forgotten Housing Crisis.” Take a look at how many hours a minimum-wage worker needs to log every week in order to afford “Fair Market Rent.” Pretty poignant stuff…
The full report is available online.
[Thanks to Erin for sending me this image]