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Gender wage gap in US a hurdle to renting by single women: research

Published Sun, Feb 19, 2017 · 09:50 PM
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SINGLE women cannot afford to rent a small apartment in nearly all of the biggest US cities but single men could manage to lease in a third of those locations, a reflection of the gender wage gap, research shows.

The Mid-western cities of Wichita, Kansas and Tulsa, Oklahoma are the only two of the 50 largest cities where the median income of single women can pay for a studio or one-bedroom apart…

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