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Report: Affordable housing is a problem statewide

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In Minnesota, lack of affordable housing sometimes gets talked about like it's a problem mainly in the Twin Cities. 

But according to an annual report by the Minnesota Housing Partnership, someone who's working full time and earning minimum wage can't afford to rent a one-bedroom apartment in any of Minnesota's counties. 

Carolyn Szczepanski, director of research and communications at the Minnesota Housing Partnership, spoke to MPR News' Cathy Wurzer about the report. 

Click on the audio player above to hear their conversation.