Chicago among the 25 most unaffordable metros for renters

While housing affordability is a nationwide problem, the “renter wage gap” in some parts of the country is worse than in others. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Zillow, Credit Sesame looked at the largest 150 metropolitan areas to determine the largest gap between renters’ actual wages and the wages they would need to make in order to afford the median rent for a 1-bedroom apartment.

Take a look at the 25 most unaffordable.

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