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Making the Case for Affordable Housing: Using BLS Statistics to ask Hard Questions About Salaries vs. Local Housing Costs

April 18, 2017

Last year, nursing assistants in Goldsboro earned $11.83 an hour (median wage) for a mean annual salary of $24,610.  Is this a sufficient wage to sustain a person who wants to live and work there? Affordable housing for different demographic groups in North Carolina communities has been discussed in … Continued

Conversations with advisory board members – Part 2

September 15, 2009

Here are notes from the second conversation – – Worry that waiting to decide criteria after looking at strategies will lead in the wrong direction – Question the ability of strategies to create living wage incomes – it all comes down to living wages/incomes, or at least the possibility for living wa … Continued