The general benchmark for what one should spend on monthly rent is considered to be no more than 30 percent of gross monthly pay, but for many people, decent housing demands more of their paycheck. Predictably, this gap is extremely pronounced in the DC area, where the wage to afford a market-rate, two-bedroom apartment is the second highest in the country, at $31.21 per hour. (via UrbanTurf)
Reston Association will host its Community Yard Sale this Saturday, May 14 (rain date May 15) from 8:30 a.m. to noon at 12000 Sunrise Valley Drive. Vendor space is sold out. In case of rain in the forecast, call 703-435-6577 the morning of the event, for a recorded message.