Government officials in the city hope that new incentives will entice local businesses to pay employees a living wage.
Evictions are on the rise as renters pay increasing share of income for housing.
Fast food workers across America are striking today, asking for $15 an hour. Their employers may not be sympathetic to their cause, but they have a friend in the White House.
Fast-food workers are extending their one-day strikes to 35 cities nationwide as they try to gain traction for higher wages