No Surprise: Housing Rising Faster Than Wages
Affordable housing is still out of the grasp of many low-wage workers. The National Low Income Housing Coalition just put out its annual report, which shows that workers earning minimum wage and working full time can afford housing in just a few counties in the entire country.
We explore the numbers, the issues, and the solutions raised with Diane Yentel, the CEO of NLIHC.
We get local input from the Rogue Action Center in the person of Michelle Glass.
ACCESS, Inc, also contributes, in the person of James Raison. Listen to the many reasons housing prices continue to outstrip the growth in wages.