- Wages and Housing Costs, by Occupation
Search for entry-level, median, and experienced worker wages for 47
occupations compared to a two-bedroom apartment at the HUD Fair Market
Rent or a median-priced single family home. Data available for 21
Florida metro areas;
- Wages and Housing Costs, by Industry
Search for local mean wages for 48 industries compared to a
two-bedroom apartment at the HUD Fair Market Rent or a median-priced
single family home. Data available for Florida's 67 counties.
- Florida Housing Coalition
The Coalition provides training and technical assistance in a number of
areas relevant to workforce housing. See especially these sections of
the Coalition's website: Workshops, Training and Technical Assistance;
Local Government and Non-profit Developer Tools.
- State of Florida's
Shimberg Center report that is the source of county-level median sales
price data used in the income and housing cost comparisons.
Out of Reach:
National Low Income Housing Coalition report that also compares wage
and FMR data. Provides an hourly "Housing Wage" for each county, metro
area, and state in the US that would be necessary to afford a 0, 1, 2,
3, and 4-bedroom apartment at FMR.
- Florida Labor Market
Statistics: Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation site that is
the source of wage data used in the wages and housing cost comparisons.
- HUD Fair Market Rents: Source of rent data for the
income and housing cost comparisons. HUD estimates FMRs for
metropolitan areas and nonmetropolitan counties annually to determine
eligibility of rental units for Section 8 housing assistance.
The FMR is set at the 40th percentile for standard-quality rental units in the area.