How Much Hourly Wage Renters Need to Afford a Two-Bedroom Apartment

May 28, 2015

CityLab shares the findings of a new National Low Income Housing Coalition report that reveals how much hourly wage renters need to afford a two-bedroom apartment in different parts of the country.

In every state, the least renters need to make to afford a two-bedroom apartment is more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25.

Renters in the states of Washington, California, Alaska, Hawaii, and many of the states in the Northeast must make more than $20 an hour.

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