Michigan: Minimum Wage Needed for Rent

#29 Michigan 

In Michigan, the Fair Market Rent (FMR) for a two-bedroom apartment is $844. In order to afford this level of rent and utilities — without paying more than 30% of income on housing — a household must earn $2,815 monthly or $33,775 annually. Assuming a 40-hour work week, 52 weeks per year, this level of income translates into an hourly Housing Wage of: $16.24 

Out of Reach 2017, National Low Housing Coalition (NLIHC)

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