A minimum-wage worker needs 2.5 full-time jobs to afford a one-bedroom apartment in most of the US
NLIHC found that a worker needs to earn $17.90 an hour at a full-time job — 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year — to afford a modest one-bedroom apartment. That's over $10 more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25. Read more.
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