As Housing And Food Costs Increase, Are Wages Keeping Up?

Published: Monday, January 20, 2020 - 12:07pm
Updated: Monday, January 20, 2020 - 4:47pm
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The cost of a typical basket of groceries in our state has risen about 23% since last year, from around $46 to nearly $57, according to the latest survey by the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation.

At the same time, a new report from apartments.com and CoStar Group found that rent in Phoenix has increased by nearly 7% — the largest increase in the country. But as costs increase, are wages keeping up?

The Show sat down with Jayson Matthews with the Corporation for Supportive Housing to find out.  

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