Almost two-thirds of Hoosier renters below the median rental income are considered “cost-burdened” – meaning they spend more than 30% of their income on rent alone. Minimum wage workers in Indiana would need to work 91 hours a week just to afford a two-bedroom rental, and 74 hours to afford a one-bedroom rental.
Friend to Friend Utility Assistance
Each year, frigid temperatures throughout the Heart of Indiana region produce large utility bills for residents. December’s extreme below-freezing temperatures produced even larger utility bills than normal.
Herald Bulletin- December
Deepening our understanding of race and equity doesn’t just happen overnight either. Yet, learning how to develop or strengthen our race equity lens is a key part of bringing equitable change.
Herald Bulletin- November
Open Enrollment is here from November 1 to January 15. This year’s Marketplace offers more affordable coverage options and more consumer-friendly tools to assist with shopping for healthcare plans. People not eligible for Medicare, Medicaid or employer insurance can shop healthcare plans at Healthcare.gov.