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USA Today interviews UB law expert in story on the minimum wage and affordable housing

Published March 25, 2014

George Hezel, director of the Affordable Housing Clinic in the UB Law School, is quoted in an article in USA Today that reports minimum-wage employees must work on average 2.6 full-time jobs to afford a decent two-bedroom apartment in the United States without paying more than 30 percent of their income. The low-income housing tax credit spurs development of affordable rental housing, he said. The article appeared in news outlets around the country, including the Detroit Free Press, Green Bay Press Gazette, Arizona Republic, WXIA-TV in Atlanta, KSDK-TV in St. Louis, KXTV-TV in Sacramento and WUSA-TV in Washington, D.C.

Read more:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/03/24/minimum-wage-rent-affordable-housing/6817639/

http://www.freep.com/article/20140325/BUSINESS07/303250047/How-many-hours-must-minimum-wage-earners-work-to-afford-rent-

http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/usatoday/article/6817639

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/nation/2014/03/24/minimum-wage-rent-affordable-housing/6850565/

http://www.11alive.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/03/24/minimum-wage-rent-affordable-housing/6817639/

http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/nation/2014/03/25/how-many-hours-must-minimum-wage-earners-work-to-afford-rent/6859233/

http://www.news10.net/story/news/nation-now/2014/03/24/minimum-wage-rent-affordable-housing/6817639/

http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/03/24/minimum-wage-rent-affordable-housing/6817639/

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