$16.46 per hour required for 2 bedroom apartment in MN, finds Out of Reach report
On Monday, the annual Out of Reach report was released, with sobering findings for Minnesota.
According to the report, a minimum wage earner in Minnesota would have to work 91 hours per week – or hold 2.3 full time jobs -- to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment in the state of Minnesota. For the fourth year running, Minnesota has ranked the worst in the Midwest for affordability for minimum wage workers.
The Minnesota Out of Reach 2014 report, released jointly by the National Low Income Housing Coalition and MHP in Minnesota, provides rental affordability data for every state, metro area, and county in the US.