National Low Income Housing Coalition http://ripr.org en Rhode Island Rentals Among Most Expensive in Nation http://ripr.org/post/rhode-island-rentals-among-most-expensive-nation <p>A new national report shows Rhode Island has some of the highest rental costs in the country.&nbsp; The Ocean State has the 17th highest rental costs according to the report published by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.&nbsp; In Rhode Island the fair market rent for a two bedroom apartment is $945. In order to afford this level of rent without paying more than 30 percent on housing, a household must earn $37,000 a year or $18 dollars for a full time worker. A minimum wage worker would have to work 94 hours a week all year long.<br> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:04:38 +0000 Flo Jonic 11780 at http://ripr.org Rhode Island Rentals Among Most Expensive in Nation