The state also has the fifth largest gap between the average hourly wage renters make, $12.85, and housing wage.
The report by the coalition says that in Colorado, a worker needs to earn $23.93 an hour to afford a two-bedroom apartment, while the Fair Market Rent is $1,245 in the state. Ohio's "housing wage" - the hourly wage a renter needs to earn to pay for a basic, two-bedroom unit - increased again this year to $15.25, with our minimum wage now sitting at $8.30.
Minimum wage doesn't cover the cost of rent anywhere in the United States - not Hawaii, not Arkansas, not anywhere.
This year, New Orleans' housing wage for a two-bedroom unit was one of the highest in Louisiana, second only to Vernon Parish.
Even the $15 living wage championed by Democrats would not make a dent in the vast majority of states.
In a preface to the report, Senator Bernie Sanders writes that "wages have been stagnant for decades, while the cost of housing keeps going up". It's $60 an hour.
The report recommends federal investments in programs like public housing, vouchers, and rental assistance.
The number of renters has increased by almost 10 million since 2005, but most new rental construction over the past ten years has been geared toward the high end of the rental market.
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Even Arkansas, which has the most affordable housing in the country, according to NLIHC data, has a higher one-bedroom housing wage ($10.98) than minimum wage ($8.50).
According to the report, a worker earning minimum wage would have to work 99 hours per week all year long to afford a one-bedroom home.
The National Low Income Housing Coalition released its annual "Out of Reach" report Wednesday.
San Francisco tops the list for the cities with the most expensive housing wage. To get that annual income based on a 40-hour work week, 52 weeks a year, you need to earn $23.93 an hour.
Champlain Housing Trust will build 76 new apartments this summer in Burlington and 60 additional units in South Burlington later in the year thanks to a $37 million bond to VHCB, Donelly said. To define "affordability", it uses the industry standard of spending no more than 30 percent of income on rent.
"The housing crisis has reached historic heights, most negatively impacting the lowest income renters", said Diane Yentel, the coalition's CEO".
According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies (2017), the number of homes renting for $2,000 or more per month increased by 97% between 2005 and 2015 with the new development of high-end apartments and rising rents of existing apartments. Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development, has proposed raising rent for those getting housing subsidies.