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How Many Minimum Wage Hours Does It Take To Afford A Two-Bedroom Apartment In Your State?

May 7, 2013

Graphic from 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. In the District of Columbia,  it requires 140 hours of work earning minimum wage to afford a two-bedroom apartment.

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Click here to learn more about the National Low Income Housing Coalition

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