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“Out of Reach”

photo credit: NLIHC

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]

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