Notes: The Two-Bedroom Housing Wage is the estimated full-time hourly wage a household would need to earn to afford a two-bedroom apartment at a HUD-estimated Fair Market Rent while spending no more than 30% of their income on housing costs. The Renter Wage is the estimated mean hourly wage among renters in each state.
Senator Bennet and Representative Clyburn Introduce Bill to Provide Tenants Facing Eviction Legal Assistance
Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) introduced the “Legal Assistance to Prevent Evictions Act” on February 13. If enacted, the bill would establish a…February 18, 2020
Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) introduced the “Pathway to Stable and Affordable Housing for All Act” (H.R. 5813) in the House on February 7. A companion to the Senate bill introduced by Senator…February 18, 2020
Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Representatives TJ Cox (D-CA), Kim Schrier (D-WA), and Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) introduced the “Allowing Steady Savings by Eliminating Tests (ASSET…February 18, 2020