In Sept. 2020, the median home sale price in Florida was $292,300. As of Sept. 2023, that figure had risen to $402,900, a nearly 38% increase, according to Redfin. Renters are also paying more in the state. Since 2020, Florida’s average rent has increased by nearly 46%, from $1,460 in March 2020 to $2,128 in March 2023.
“[These] charges are taking real money out of the pockets of American families. These junk fees can add up to hundreds of dollars, weighing down family budgets, making it harder to pay family bills,” President Biden said on Wednesday.
Although several of the Teamsters’ demands have been met, the union is still pushing to raise wages for part-time workers at UPS, who earn a minimum of only $16.20 per hour. "These part-timers are working at poverty wages," Teamsters President Sean O'Brien said.