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Average rents in Arizona in recent years mean that workers there have to earn $17.52 an hour in order to make enough that rent for a two-bedroom home would not consume more than 30 percent of their income, a new report says. (Map courtesy the National Low Income Housing Coalition)

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Report: Arizona housing costs more than low-wage earners can afford

Arizonans have to earn $17.52 an hour, more than twice the minimum wage, to afford a typical two-bedroom home without spending more than 30 percent of their income on rent, a new report says.