Several articles about a new report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition that shows the income necessary to pay rent in various locations around the country. Details on Eugene are located on page 189 of the report-- it would be necessary to earn around $17.48 per hour to afford a 2 bedroom apartment in Eugene/Springfield, while the estimated hourly mean wage in the area is $11.27.
- Hourly wage needed for Oregon 2-bedroom apartment rose $3 in a year: study (Oregon Live)
- How much a decent apartment costs you in every county (Washington Post)
- The Hourly Wage Need to Rent a 2-Bedroom Apartment is rising (City Lab)