A simple, safe place to live is far beyond the means of America’s low-wage workers no matter how hard they toil.

A worker earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour would need to work nearly three full-time jobs or approximately 112 hours per week every week of the year to afford a basic two-bedroom apartment, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s (NLIHC’s) latest Out of Reach report.

Read more about the report from Donna Kimura, deputy editor of Affordable Housing Finance

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