Affordable Housing: Some Numbers

Finding affordable housing is a major problem in the United States. As part of our preparation for Bike & Build, all riders are expected to read up on affordable housing and spend time volunteering with a local affordable housing group. While it is snowing out isn't the best time to be building houses, but it is a good time to look into some numbers. Here are some links to infographics that give an overview of the problem:

The cost of cuts to Affordable Housing Programs:

http://www.pahrc.org/infographics.html

Hours needed at minimum wage to make rent:

http://nlihc.org/sites/default/files/oor/2012-OOR-Min-Wage-Map.pdf

 

 

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