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.