Minimum wage doesn’t cover the rent anywhere in the U.S. Even the new $15 hourly wage touted by labor activists would not be enough to make housing affordable in the overwhelming majority of states, the National Low Income Housing Coalition found.
Nationally, someone would need to make $17.90 an hour to rent a modest ONE bedroom or $22.10 an hour to cover the cost of renting a modest 2-bedroom apartment anywhere in the country.
Thus where our moms were stay at home moms, it is now necessary for mom to work to supplement the families income Or is dad wants mom to stay home with the kids, child care is outrageous, he would need a second job.
Thinking of the American dream of someday owning a home is out of the question unless you win the lottery.
What happened to Trump’s tax cut to help corporations who in turn would raise wages? I think the Corporations kept the profits to provide higher dividends for their stockholders, and the hell with the employees.