NBC Bay Area

August 17, 2022

NBC Bay Area: Housing ‘Out of Reach’ for Bay Area Minimum Wage Workers: Report

A person who wants to live in a two-bedroom, market rate apartment in the San Francisco metropolitan area must make more than $60 an hour to afford it, according to a report released Thursday by the National Low Income Housing Coalition. It says full-time minimum wage workers are unable to afford a modest two-bedroom rental home in any state, metropolitan area, or county. In 91 percent of U.S. counties, a one-bedroom rental home at fair market rent is also out…