“Working at minimum wage, the average person in California would need to put in 116 hours a week to afford the average two-bedroom rental home in the state — or 91 hours a week to afford the average one-bedroom home, the [Out of Reach] report found. ‘On one hand, it’s shocking, and on one hand it’s affirming of the reality that Bay Area residents and Californians are experiencing every day,’ said Amie Fishman, executive director of the Non-Profit Housing Association of California, which helped promote the report, according to the Mercury News. ‘The shocking part is how if you look at the nation, we are so far out in front of everyone.'”
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