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To Afford a 2-Bedroom Apartment in Utah, A 94-hour Workweek is Necessary

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“Report: 94-hour workweek required at minimum wage to afford 2-bedroom apartment in Utah”

To Afford a 2-Bedroom Apartment in Utah, A 94-hour Workweek is Necessary

June 18, 2017

Deseret News reports on the hardship of affordable housing for those working minimum-wage jobs.

“At just 40 hours per week, the lowest wage that could afford a two-bedroom apartment in Utah is $17.02 per hour on average, states the report, published June 8 and titled "Out of Reach: The High Cost of Housing.".” Ben Lockhart, Deseret News, June 18, 2017

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