Minimum wage workers can’t afford rent anywhere in America

By Anna Bahney, Published: Jul. 15, 2021

Housing has become so expensive in the United States that the typical minimum wage worker cannot afford rent, according to a new report.

There is no state, county or city in the country where a full-time, minimum-wage worker working 40 hours a week can afford a two-bedroom rental, a report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition showed. Read more