Fact of the Week: Low Wage Jobs Insufficient to Pay the Rent

Out of Reach: Hourly Wages by Percentile vs. One and Two bedroom housing wages

Source: NLIHC, Out of Reach: The High Cost of Housing, 2018. Housing Wages are derived from HUD fair market rents. The hourly wages by percentile are from the Economic Policy Institute’s State of Working America Data Library. Adjusted to 2018 dollars. http://nlihc.org/oor