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S8 Too Good for Town (by mapleaf18 [NY]) Jun 20, 2024 12:54 PM
       S8 Too Good for Town (by plenty [MO]) Jun 20, 2024 12:57 PM
       S8 Too Good for Town (by ken [NY]) Jun 20, 2024 1:37 PM
       S8 Too Good for Town (by S i d [MO]) Jun 20, 2024 4:09 PM
       S8 Too Good for Town (by RB [TN]) Jun 20, 2024 4:12 PM
       S8 Too Good for Town (by mapleaf18 [NY]) Jun 21, 2024 5:20 AM

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S8 Too Good for Town (by mapleaf18 [NY]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2024 12:54 PM
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Just had a S8 single mom cancel on me for a tour (we have to consider S8 here). She actually lives in a run down dump of a town where DH's ex lives. It's actually horrifying--you'd think there was no zoning--all the buildings on the main drag are on the verge of collapse.

The town that we have our rentals in is full of beautiful old historic buildings but fighting a "low rent" reputation.

DH's ex's town is by far worse and their schools stink.

Said single mom texted that she's cancelling b/c our rental town is "not a good area for her and her kids."

!!!!!

Meanwhile I'm in the process of accepting an application from a young professional which I have several of now in my various units in this "non suitable" town.

--64.246.xxx.xx




S8 Too Good for Town (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2024 12:57 PM
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Well she was correct. Self screening. Her family is not ready to move forward they are stuck in their own self filling drama. Next! --172.59.xxx.xxx




S8 Too Good for Town (by ken [NY]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2024 1:37 PM
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She may see the town turning aroung and realize she doesnt fin in anymore so she wont say i am a dirtbag it makes her feel better to think she is better than that town. While we have to consider section 8,nothing says they have to get a private tour,show it to her when you have a good quality prospect coming to see the place, she can help motivate the good quality guy to feel that he has competition for the place.let her give you the app and tell her to have her caseworker call you,the caseworker will not contact you and you never actually denied her, problem solved and turned into motivating the quality prospect. --74.77.xx.xx




S8 Too Good for Town (by S i d [MO]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2024 4:09 PM
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9 times out of 10, people with this kind of attitude never get anywhere in life. They bop along from one handout to the next, always trying to get a little more without being willing to give anything in exchange. "The Great Society" took Govt welfare from the New Deal to new heights, and we're still dealing with more poor people than ever.

The one war America has not nor ever will win is the war on Poverty, because poverty is more of a mindset than a condition.

I've been close to broke, but I was never poor. I believed that if something was going to change about my finances, I was going to be the catalyst for it.

So for the 1 in 10 that manages to scrap a little extra out of the public trough... well, they get it and the attitude that comes with it. Don't be surprised to hear 20-30 years from now she's still living in a rent subsidized apartment. Not my cup of tea.

--184.4.xx.xx




S8 Too Good for Town (by RB [TN]) Posted on: Jun 20, 2024 4:12 PM
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She may have screened you out. --69.130.xxx.xxx




S8 Too Good for Town (by mapleaf18 [NY]) Posted on: Jun 21, 2024 5:20 AM
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Sid, EXACTLY! I was once near poverty with 2 children, divorced and no child support payments like they get now. But I worked my way up.

I just had a S8 applicant, 61 yrs old, life custody of two teenage grandsons who refuses to work full time so as to keep all her gov't benefits!

RB: ????

Update: The young professional from TX cleared all screenings and will be moving in!

As far as I'm concerned, all S8 and other program based tenants can move into DH's Ex's town and stay there! (evil grin) --64.246.xxx.xx



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