Article: minimum wagers priced out of rentals

The [report]( found minimum-wage workers _could_ afford a two-bedroom rental **if they worked 117 hours a week.** At that rate, they’d have to work nearly 17 hours a day, _every day of the week_. Renting a one-bedroom apartment doesn’t come easy on a minimum-wage salary either. There are **only 12 counties** in the country — in Washington, Oregon and Arizona — where a minimum wage worker could afford the cost of a one-bedroom apartment without working more than 40 hours a week.

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Maybe vandwelling could be a solution (or first step of a solution) for our minimum wage brethren.