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What is your rent?
Poll ended at 20 Apr 2014, 3:37 pm
$0-700 27%  27%  [ 25 ]
$701-900 14%  14%  [ 13 ]
$901-1200 5%  5%  [ 5 ]
$1200+ 9%  9%  [ 8 ]
No rent, I live with others 9%  9%  [ 8 ]
I pay the mortgage 21%  21%  [ 19 ]
I live in an Ice Cream freezer 4%  4%  [ 4 ]
Other/Please explain 10%  10%  [ 9 ]
Total votes : 91

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20 Apr 2013, 11:34 pm

I own my home. No mortgage. Huge bills though. It costs over $200 per month in council tax and around $160 for gas and electricity and $80 for water. I live in UK.



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21 Apr 2013, 12:22 am

Nothing, as I live with my mother (though you can say the work I do around the farm would be it).



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21 Apr 2013, 1:32 am

No rent, I pay a mortgage. Though if I was renting the place I'm in I'd be paying $260/wk. Loan repayments at the moment are $485/fortnight.



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21 Apr 2013, 2:05 am

I live in supported housing. My rent is £44 a week. Lol, when I lived in Mitcham my rent was £3 a week. I get Housing Benefit.


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21 Apr 2013, 5:20 am

$865/month pre-utilities, but I have a roommate so that is split



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21 Apr 2013, 8:49 am

I've been paying about 500 over the years, but I'm expecting to pay closer to 700 now that I'm moving into the city.



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21 Apr 2013, 12:49 pm

Around 560$ pretty nice apartment old things considered. old place, build like 80 years ago or so.

But dont wanna spend all my money on rent, just not worth it.

has a fairly big balcony as well, which is awesome in the summer. Wouldn want an apartment with out, its horrible to be trapped inside in the summer, being able to go outside in your own little place is awesome.

Just so damn hard getting the right plants to grow.



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21 Apr 2013, 2:21 pm

Stoek wrote:
I've been paying about 500 over the years, but I'm expecting to pay closer to 700 now that I'm moving into the city.


I'm begining to realize that the Canadian and US rental markets are also completely different.


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28 Jun 2013, 7:25 am

I still say I'm going to "pay the rent," even though I really am paying the mortgage. We bought our house and moved in 7 months ago. After years of paying rent, it is hard to break the habit of saying it.


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28 Jun 2013, 8:16 am

I live in a lower income area and still pay a ridiculous $815 Canadian a month. Rental prices are nothing short of outrageous where I live especially given I live in a poorer part of the country. Even the ghetto is $600+ a month around here!



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28 Jun 2013, 10:14 am

"Other"... My wife and I live in our own house, but I don't disclose financial business publicly.

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28 Jun 2013, 11:21 am

In my old apartment the rent was $225 a month including utilities for a 2 bedroom.

We are now paying $695 a month not including utilities for a 3 bedroom.

People thought we were crazy for leaving such a cheap place but it was too small for us and the landlord didn't fix things much so it was deteriorating pretty bad. Among other things the roof leaked really bad in my bedroom and the furnace seemed to be going when we left. Also the landlord was selling the house so if we got a new landlord they would raise the rent to a normal price.



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28 Jun 2013, 8:16 pm

am living in a shtty part of cheshire....to be fair it gives the impression its shtty because theres one huge estate full of thieving scrotes,but if we dont ever go to that part its ok. we have our own huge grounds the only issue is sometimes we get the scrotes from the local naughty childrens school walking past thinking theyre funny standing there trying to look like they want a fight whilst am on the other side of the window,little shts woudnt be doing that if was on the outside.

acording to mum mine is one thousand pound per week,its the weekly cost of living in this residential care centre plus the support, however the social services fund a lot of it and the rest comes from some kind of benefit,although am recieving high rate DLA mobility am not allowed to recieve high rate care benefit because under the law we are percieved to have all disability/care needs covered in residential care which isnt the case.

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I live in supported housing. My rent is £44 a week. Lol, when I lived in Mitcham my rent was £3 a week. I get Housing Benefit.

sorry to be nosy but what organisation is it that offers the support? is the rent including support costs or do they throw that on via a 'community care bill'?


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28 Jun 2013, 11:46 pm

£312.50= $475.41 i get housing benefit and share with my flatmate.



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29 Jun 2013, 1:15 am

AgentPalpatine, I think you are a fan of ice cream.


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