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Housing "Problem". Help?

The family next door is on housing and paying $350/month. (My husband and the owner speak to each other) A mom and her two kids.... Now there is a sister and her three kids, another woman, and I think the mom's boyfriend. We thought they were visiting, but once school started out to the bus stop they went. Most of the block knows they are housing, I do not think they know that. And some of us are annoyed. We all are living tight. And it bothers us that this woman thinks it is ok for her to get cheap housing and then bring all these other people to live there......... I called housing. But what can I do to ensure they stay on top of it until they move out the six extra people.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:13 AM on Sep. 28, 2010 in Money & Work

Answers (10)
  • You called... it is out of your hands now

    Answer by Mommy2Gabrielle at 10:16 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • You called. Give it some time. Then call back if it's not resolved.

    Answer by Iluvmy5 at 10:18 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • If the owner knows, it is his/her option to take action or not.
    You might decide that it is good that at least these people are not living on the street.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 10:22 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • If they're not bothering anyone, and the kids are not being harmed, I would honestly leave it alone...especially if there are kids involved. It is better than them living on the streets.

    Answer by motherofpearls at 10:29 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • What is wrong with paying cheap housing some ppl can't afford to pay high rent but on the other hand the extra ppl should not be thier some times it's always good to mind your own business because you never know when it might happen to you and you wouldn't want ppl to tell on you having extra ppl in your house!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Answer by Lilmama35555 at 10:42 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • You called so wait and see.

    But honestly you don't know the situation there. It might be a temporary thing. Did their house maybe get burned, foreclosed on, something like that. I can't imagine living with so many people just to get over on the system. There would have to be extenuating circumstances.

    Answer by treynlisa at 10:46 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • How do you know that she didn't get permission for her relatives to move in there?

    Answer by HotMama330 at 11:24 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • The LandLord needs to know about the extra people living there. They could be violating their lease and that is not allowed, especially if they are on assistance.

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 1:33 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • You called the authorities, it sounds like the landlord is aware - let them handle it.

    Answer by Scuba at 9:23 AM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • I get where you are coming from. There is a whole lot of wrong there. Especially with so many people living in the home when there is supposed to be only three. The is the problem that everyone is assuming they would be on the streets. Perhaps they just decided they could all live a lot better if they moved into the sister's goverment paid housing....... All I have to say is I would be upset and I would have called too.

    Answer by eluc at 8:47 AM on Oct. 2, 2010

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