Meagen Limes of Washington, D.C., is struggling to pay rent on the apartment where she lives with her 4-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter
Pam Fessler Meagen Limes of Washington, D.C., is struggling to pay rent on the apartment where she lives with her 4-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter

For weeks, Meagen Limes has made the same call each day to see if it will be the day she is evicted from her home.

NPR correspondent Pam Fessler tells Limes story in a report on how low-income families are struggling to pay the rent.

Limes is among the hundreds of thousands of Americans who face eviction because they simply can't afford their rent. One in four low-income families pays more than 70 percent of its income on rent, leaving little money for other bills and almost no room for an unexpected expense, reports Fessler.

To learn more, visit the NPR story.

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