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  • Emily Thousand

    This is sad! Map by the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows how many hours you need to work at minimum wage to afford a 2 bedroom apartment in various states. Do weeks have more hours in them in NY and CA or something? #infographic

  • S. Brooks

    I wish this kind of thing was more addressed in politics :( ALWAYS REBLOG

  • Suzy Tonini

    Hours at minimum wage needed to afford rent- It represents how many hours a minimum wage employee needs to work in order to afford a two-bedroom apartment. Nowhere in the United States can it be done in 40-hours. via @HRBartender

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