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affordable housing??????

Posted by on Jun. 29, 2014 at 8:00 AM
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Tell me something ????? why is it that a person that does not work, has no desire to work,, is able to move into a brand new townhome house or apartment and live there for many years comfortable.. but a mother with child, making minimum wages , working very hard everyday plus,,,,,, has to struggle to make ends meet and can barely afford decent housing ... It's so sad and I feel all the hard working single parents out here when the system says NO
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Sportbominable
by on Jun. 29, 2014 at 9:07 AM
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Its not just the hard working single parents. Its also the 2 parent households and the elderly. The crazy part is that the lazy POS's all live in these houses and apartments for years and years and the waiting list to get in is like 7+ years. What the hell is the point? I think only people who are working full time or are severely disabled or elderly should get those places first. Its disgusting. 

mcknitro
by Member on Jun. 29, 2014 at 9:28 AM
Yes. Some one I was talking to was ranting about this too.
BradleysMom2014
by on Jun. 30, 2014 at 1:55 AM
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Well, everyone thinks their home is coated in gold so they charge out the @$$ for rent....

and honestly the shit pisses me off too.... a one bedroom in the worst part of town is $400, if we weren't friends of the family our rent would be $1300 (we worked out a deal $800) which is their mortgage

thefiregoddess
by Bronze Member on Jun. 30, 2014 at 2:14 AM
Hell if I know. I'd be happy to get into public housing, its the only wheelchair friendly housing in our county!

There are families that have been in the same public housing unit since it was built in 1959 here and most of their offspring live on the same block!

There are many reasons affordable housing is out of reach, not just lazy bums
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Jul. 1, 2014 at 5:31 PM

plus  a lot  of homeowners  are complete assholes as landlords.   We deal with these at work every single day .. and hellll  no .. i will stay at my mega-sized complex instead of renting a house. 

Landlords think they can in whenever they want, cut off water, change locks, try to kick people out without notice ..     one lady that I called about a rental wanted to know EVERYTHING about me  and my family .. it was the FIRST call,  had not even looked at the house yet.  


Quoting BradleysMom2014:

Well, everyone thinks their home is coated in gold so they charge out the @$$ for rent....

and honestly the shit pisses me off too.... a one bedroom in the worst part of town is $400, if we weren't friends of the family our rent would be $1300 (we worked out a deal $800) which is their mortgage


lovejoan
by New Member on Jul. 1, 2014 at 8:14 PM
I see people driving fancy cars, getting free prescription s and wearing top notch clothing... make you say umm.. I personally think they should be required to look for work and attend monthly meetings for a status check... also if their unit can charge them according to their income which is nothing for the most, then why can't mines be according to my income... and be able to stay as long as I'm employed?
BradleysMom2014
by on Jul. 1, 2014 at 10:12 PM

First of every month the landlords wife blows up my DH's phone with texts saying "don't forget rent" etc... we pay rent every week... I promise we will give you the rent so you can go pay your credit card bills or whatever you do... -.-

OR how this week she wanted us to give her rent early since she was going to the beach with her daughters....

she called me lazy since the doctor advised me it wouldn't be a good idea to keep working (and she dosn't see how the doctor did that because SHE worked through ALL her pregnancy's) and called my DH a money hoarding cheapskate since we tried for medicaid (we were denied, so now we get to see if my specialist takes payments, hopefully super low payments)

AND don't get me started on their daughter, who is 23 and thinks she can walk around like she OWNS the house... She says since her parents own it, it's half hers, errrrrr IDT that's how it works....and she tried saying how we can't sell the house since that's not what her family wants and how we should just hand the payments to her (we will own the house by next year) uhmmmm negative, just because you want something doesn't mean your entitled to it ya dumby

and I see alot of times where people have to go to court because of idiots like what you posted... if you have a contract/ lease you can't do stuff like that...

there are nice ones tho...

Quoting Anonymous:

plus  a lot  of homeowners  are complete assholes as landlords.   We deal with these at work every single day .. and hellll  no .. i will stay at my mega-sized complex instead of renting a house. 

Landlords think they can in whenever they want, cut off water, change locks, try to kick people out without notice ..     one lady that I called about a rental wanted to know EVERYTHING about me  and my family .. it was the FIRST call,  had not even looked at the house yet.  


Quoting BradleysMom2014:

Well, everyone thinks their home is coated in gold so they charge out the @$$ for rent....

and honestly the shit pisses me off too.... a one bedroom in the worst part of town is $400, if we weren't friends of the family our rent would be $1300 (we worked out a deal $800) which is their mortgage



gabster418
by New Member on Jul. 1, 2014 at 10:28 PM
I totally agree. I make too much for low income housing but not enough to pay the outrageous prices some of the places want. The places I can afford, I would never want to live there. Luckily my boss bought a condo and rents to me for a decent price
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hypersquirrel
by on Jul. 1, 2014 at 10:52 PM
The economy is crap. working class isn't paid even close to a living wage. the cost of everything keeps going up. there is no standard for rental housing maintenance and landlords have all kinds of recourse and tennats little if any, if they can afford it. Really high deposits and app fees.
3JuJu3
by Bronze Member on Jul. 2, 2014 at 12:03 AM

Usually affordable housing cost some amount of money, and you have to work to get into it.  In our area, affordable housing would be a three bedroom apartment for $800.  It doesn't come free, it comes affordable. 

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