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I Live In Rent Subsidized Housing

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 5 People

    A One Bedroom Shoebox In a Rich Suburb...

    Yes I do. It's a little unit/flat in a "rooming house". It's as hot as Hades all year round. My cat and I just about suffocate and it's $90 a week. I live off of less then $250 a week in total. Why in heck would they build a rooming house for people on social security...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    I Too Live In a Rent Assisted Housing

    I the VA assisted in my living arrangements.  I am a Vietnam Era veteran.  Lost my home in the ATL...and was forced to come home with family.  I was born and bred in Pittsburgh...after survivng two strokes, I left a daughter and two grandsons down south.  It...
    broadenface broadenface 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2008

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    I need help finding out info on income based

    housing! I am running away from my abusive husband so I need to know if I need 3 bedrooms? Or two is okay? I have a 3yo son and 8 month old daughter. Do they need separate bedrooms like according to the law? Does it cost more to live in a 3 bedroom than a 2 bedroom? Please help...
    AdventureDiva AdventureDiva 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2014

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