To many people the American dream conjures images of homes with a car in every garage and a chicken in every pot. Owning your own home was the cornerstone of success in this country and the foundation for what many consider a ‘normal’ life. The challenge of making that dream a reality in 2016 depends largely on where you live. Out Of Reach, a program form from the National Low-Income Housing Coalition, takes a look at rent affordability across the country. The map below shows the average minimum hourly wage required by someone working at least 40 hours a week to rent a 2-bedroom home or apartment without spending more than 30% of their income.