Out of Reach 2017

Increasingly Out of Reach Rents an Obstacle to Build a Thriving NJ

According to the annual, national report released today, New Jersey is the sixth most expensive state to rent a home as rental costs have increased over the last year. In order to afford a modest two-bedroom home in the Garden State, a family must earn an hourly wage of $27.31, far more than the state’s average hourly wage of $17.86 or the $8.44 minimum wage. Learn more at www.hcdnnj.org/outofreach



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Increasingly Out of Reach Rents an Obstacle to Build a Thriving NJ 
By Staci Berger - June 21, 2017

Each year, we partner with the National Low Income Housing Coalition to deliver a study on rental affordability in New Jersey. Unfortunately, each year, Out of Reach places NJ among the top states for most expensive places to live.

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