photo by Andrew Okwuosah

The downtown Atlanta skyline lies past a swarm of traffic on I-75 N near Turner Field on Nov. 27.

by Michael Kanell, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

To afford an average apartment, low-wage earners in Atlanta must work many hours of overtime or else live with other wage-earners, according to a report from a national advocacy group released this afternoon.

Georgia is not even one of the more expensive states, in fact it ranks 27th – pretty much in the middle of the pack, according to the report, released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, a Washington, DC-based research and advocacy organization, and Georgia ACT, a network of housing and community development organizations.

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