Out of Reach 2020: Hawaii
From National Low Income Housing Coalition, July, 2020
How Much do you Need to Earn to Afford a Modest Apartment in Your State? (map)
In Hawaii, the Fair Market Rent (FMR) for a two-bedroom apartment is $2,015—the highest in USA.
In order to afford this level of rent and utilities — without paying more than 30% of income on housing — a household must earn $6,718 monthly or $80,613 annually.
Assuming a 40-hour work week, 52 weeks per year, this level of income translates into an hourly Housing Wage of: $38.76.
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