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CA rent second highest in nation


By lostand confused   Follow   Wed, 13 Mar 2013, 7:12pm   164 views   4 comments
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A minimum wage earner in California must work about 130 hours per week in order to afford to a two-bedroom apartment, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition's annual report, which uses census and median income data.

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  1. mmmarvel


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    1   7:35pm Wed 13 Mar 2013   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike  

    Sheesh, only 2nd highest, come on now, work a bit harder, CA can be number UNO. Push em back, push em back, wayyy back - uh, sorry, got caught up in the excitement there.

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    2   8:45pm Wed 13 Mar 2013   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike  

    lostand confused says

    A minimum wage earner in California must work about 130 hours per week in order to afford to a two-bedroom apartment

    So... they'd have to work 18.6 hours a day for 7 days a week?

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    3   8:52pm Wed 13 Mar 2013   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike  

    Why is a minimum wage maker trying to afford any place on their own let alone a 2 bd apartment?

    Minimum wage was never designed to support a one income family, nor should it. The skills required in most minimum wage jobs are .....well.....minimal.

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    4   10:22pm Wed 13 Mar 2013   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike  

    Which is why you find 6-10 people, 25 if hotbunking, packed into that 2 bed apt.

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