There is nowhere in this country where someone working a full-time minimum wage job could afford to rent a two-bedroom apartment, according to an annual report released Thursday documenting the gap between wages and the cost of rental housing.
Downsizing to a one-bedroom will only get you so far on minimum wage. Such housing is affordable in only 12 counties [in the entire country] located in Arizona, Oregon and Washington states, according to the report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
this is why people cant have kids. this is why there are homeless single mothers. this is why people dont leave abusive relationships.