Interactive Map Shows Wage Requirements for Rent Affordability

A post by Matthew Yglesias for Vox shows how much you would need to earn an hour to be able to afford a median rental property in your city.
December 14, 2014, 5am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The post by Matthew Yglesias relies on data from Zillow and presented in a mapped infographic supported by OpenStreetMap. Use the map to zoom in to the metropolitan area to see what the minimum wage necessary to afford a median rental property is for your city.

Yglesias also provides insight about the limitations of comparisons between expensive and cheap areas, suggesting instead that it's more instructive to look at areas like Greater Austin or the Twin Cities.

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Published on Friday, December 12, 2014 in Vox
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