Hourly wage needed to afford Fair Market Rent

Change Indicator


Data Provided By Kentucky Youth Advocates
Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.


The hourly wage required, when working full-time, to keep housing costs (rent and utilities) for a 2-bedroom unit at fair market rent below 30 percent of income.

Data Source:

National Low Income Housing Coalition, Out of Reach report.

Footnotes: Updated 11/28/2017