No one in America can afford a 2-bedroom apartment on minimum wage

Apartments for rent.
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As if apartment-hunting wasn't already hard enough.

The low minimum wage in cities across America has made it almost impossible for workers to find a decent place to call home, data released Wednesday by the National Low Income Housing Coalition found. Full-time minimum wage workers can't afford a two-bedroom apartment anywhere in the U.S., the group found, whether they're making the $8.50-an-hour wage in cheaper Arkansas or the $11 wage in expensive California.

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