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Research Roundup: Excessive Executive Pay Versus Rental Costs for Many Working Families

  Excessive executive pay versus rental costs for many working families:

  • Executive PayWatch 2009 - This updated resources by the AFL-CIO has a special focus on CEOs benefiting from government bailouts, yet paying themselves tens of millions of dollars each even as working families suffer pay cuts and rising unemployment.
  • Out of Reach: Persistent Problems, New Challenges for Renters - This National Low-Income Housing Coalition report details the costs of rental housing, finding that in 30 states, more than two full-time minimum wage jobs are necessary for an individual to afford a two-bedroom apartment