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February 13, 2018

Out of Reach

Housing Is Out of Reach

Millions of Americans struggle to find affordable rent.

In order to afford a modest, two-bedroom rental home in the U.S., renters need to earn a wage of $21.21 per hour. The Housing Wage for a two-bedroom apartment is $13.96 higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, and $4.83 higher than the average hourly wage of $16.38 earned by renters nationwide.

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