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Poverty Illustrated

Changing the Odds for Families Facing Poverty (infographic)


Changing the Odds for Families Facing Poverty

  • A person making minimum wage would have to work 3.3 FULL-TIME JOBS to afford fair-market rent on a two-bedroom apartment in Maryland.
  • 29% of adults in homeless families are employed.
  • The number of homeless students in Maryland has more than DOUBLED in the past five years.
  • It costs roughly $37,000 a year to house a family in a homeless shelter.
 
 
 
 
 

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