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A minimum wage employee working 24/7 wouldn't be able to pay the rent here

For San Francisco’s minimum wage workers, affording the city’s sky-high rental prices is a pipe dream. A person making minimum wage in San Francisco, $14 an hour, would need to clock a whooping 218 hours per week to afford a 2-bedroom apartment at HUD’s fair market rent, according to a new National Low Income Housing …

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A minimum wage employee working 24/7 wouldn't be able to pay the rent here

For San Francisco’s minimum wage workers, affording the city’s sky-high rental prices is a pipe dream. A person making minimum wage in San Francisco, $14 an hour, would need to clock a whooping 218 hours per week to afford a 2-bedroom apartment at HUD’s fair market rent, according to a new National Low Income Housing …

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A minimum wage employee working 24/7 wouldn't be able to pay the rent here

For San Francisco’s minimum wage workers, affording the city’s sky-high rental prices is a pipe dream. A person making minimum wage in San Francisco, $14 an hour, would need to clock a whooping 218 hours per week to afford a 2-bedroom apartment at HUD’s fair market rent, according to a new National Low Income Housing …

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A minimum wage employee working 24/7 wouldn't be able to pay the rent here

For San Francisco’s minimum wage workers, affording the city’s sky-high rental prices is a pipe dream. A person making minimum wage in San Francisco, $14 an hour, would need to clock a whooping 218 hours per week to afford a 2-bedroom apartment at HUD’s fair market rent, according to a new National Low Income Housing …

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A minimum wage employee working 24/7 wouldn't be able to pay the rent here

For San Francisco’s minimum wage workers, affording the city’s sky-high rental prices is a pipe dream. A person making minimum wage in San Francisco, $14 an hour, would need to clock a whooping 218 hours per week to afford a 2-bedroom apartment at HUD’s fair market rent, according to a new National Low Income Housing …

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Encore reportedly plans to raise $400M private equity fund to build new homes

Art Falcone Boca Raton-based Encore Capital Management is trying to raise $400 million for a new private equity fund to buy land and build homes, Bloomberg reported. Encore’s plan is unusual because private equity firms usually don’t build homes, though many bought and rented thousands of homes after the residential real estate market collapsed in …

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Colombian singer Shakira asks $11.6M for listed mansion in Miami Beach

Shakira (Credit: Marcello Casal Jr. / Agência Brasil) Colombian recording artist Shakira listed her waterfront mansion in Miami Beach for sale with an asking price of $11.6 million. She paid $3.3 million in 2003 for the Miami Beach residence at 3140 North Bay Road, which has six bedrooms and seven and  a half bathrooms. The …

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Hundreds of senior care facilities lack backup power despite new state rules

The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, where 12 residents died last year in sweltering heat after Hurricane Irma (Credit: Miami Herald) Despite new state rules that require backup power for air conditioning at nursing homes and assisted living facilities, hundreds of them are still vulnerable to an electricity outage. The new rules, which became effective …

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Brightline wins seven-month extension for tax-exempt bond issue

Brightline arrives at MiamiCentral Station (Credit: Charles Trainor Jr./ Miami Herald) Brightline got  seven-month extension from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue more than $1 billion in tax-exempt bonds to finance the passenger train operator’s expansion to Orlando. Brightline began operating between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale in January and expanded its …

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Seattle's remodel industry hits an all-time high

Seattle remodeling applications are surging, leaving skilled labor in short supply. Source: http://feeds.bizjournals.com/industry_21

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