a In these states federal minimum wage law supersedes state minimum wage laws because the federal minimum wage is greater than the state minimum wage or there is no state minimum wage.
Notes: Affordability is defined as rent not being more than 30 percent of monthly income. Fair Market Rent (FMR) is the 40th percentile of gross rents for typical, non-substandard rental units. It is calculated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Sources: National Low Income Housing Coalition. 2019. “Out of Reach 2019.” https://reports.nlihc.org/sites/default/files/oor/OOR_2019.pdf; U.S. Department of Labor. “Consolidated Minimum Wage Table.” Updated as of July 1, 2019. https://www.dol.gov/whd/minwage/mw-consolidated.htm.