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How many hours do you have work to afford market rent with DC’s new minimum wage?

August 11, 2014 • Comments Off on How many hours do you have work to afford market rent with DC’s new minimum wage?

(hint: a lot) On July 1, the DC minimum wage increased to $9.50 an hour. This increase will help an estimated 40,000 DC workers who will now bring home more money each week. We wondered, with DC’s increased minimum wage, how close does that get workers to affording market rent in DC. So we reached out […]

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