There’s a Pretty Clear Solution to This Problem for Low-Wage Workers

Posted by | March 31, 2016 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By (Kathleen Collins)

A new analysis from The Pew Charitable Trusts shows that low-income Americans are experiencing a massive increase in housing costs that makes it impossible for some to afford basic needs. The study found that low-income Americans spent a median of $6,897 on housing in 2013, and that number rose to $9,178 in 2014. This was the biggest jump in the nearly 20 years of data that Pew studied. Other necessities, such as transportation and food, also have risen, but not as drastically.

Source: AFL-CIO

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