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NICKEL AND DIMED:

41.How is the poverty level calculated?

-cost of food for a family * 3

2

NICKEL AND DIMED:

42.What proportion of income is considered affordable for housing?

Rent has to be 30% of income to be considered affordable for housing

3

NICKEL AND DIMED:

43.What is a living wage?

- A wage high enough to provide an acceptable standard of living

-$14 an hour

4

what is minimum wage?

$7.40