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Section 8 Success Story

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One of our members, Jason Barnett decided to share a success story about his experience with Section 8 that we wanted to share below: [BEGIN STORY] “I posted here a few weeks ago about a problem that I was having with a Section 8 tenant. For those that don’t know my situation, here it was: [...] View the full article: Section 8 Success Story on The BiggerPockets Blog. This content is Copyright © 2017 BiggerPockets, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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    Ryan
    Replied almost 13 years ago
    WELL DONE!!! I have good Sec.8 tenants right now but 1 wants to move out b/c utilities are too much. I trying do everything I can to screen my prospective tenants to prevent any home wreckers from getting under my roof, under my skin, and into my bank account. Any recommendations? Reply Report comment
    Ryan
    Replied almost 13 years ago
    WELL DONE!!! I have good Sec.8 tenants right now but 1 wants to move out b/c utilities are too much. I trying do everything I can to screen my prospective tenants to prevent any home wreckers from getting under my roof, under my skin, and into my bank account. Any recommendations?
    John Billinsworth
    Replied over 12 years ago
    That is a good one! I like you. You managed to get paid for allowing someone to exist in this space that was ‘yours’ as you say. Then when that person no longer wanted to be in this space that is yours. You forced them to stay, or keep paying you for renting ‘your’ space. Now the government (The U.S. public) has to give you 4 months of rent, for ‘your space’ that you aren’t even renting. -They say that when the bomb is dropped, only the cockroaches would survive. But sometimes I have a hard time telling the two species apart
    Zach
    Replied over 10 years ago
    Let me get this straight- the deputy of Section 8 paid for her rent? Who really pays for that? It isn’t tax-payers is it?
    Chuck Burke
    Replied almost 8 years ago
    Joshua is in the right here, people. He had a contract (lease). He performed and was willing to perform more, the other party needs to do the same, regardless of who is paying for it. I think you’d feel differently if it was you on the other end of a lease and had the screws applied to you. Best, – C
    Joshua Dorkin
    Replied almost 8 years ago
    Chuck – This wasn’t me . . . I was sharing the story of one of our members.
    Chuck Burke
    Replied almost 8 years ago
    Joshua is in the right here, people. He had a contract (lease). He performed and was willing to perform more, the other party needs to do the same, regardless of who is paying for it. I think you’d feel differently if it was you on the other end of a lease and had the screws applied to you. Best, – C Reply Report comment
    Chuck Burke
    Replied almost 8 years ago
    Joshua is in the right here, people. He had a contract (lease). He performed and was willing to perform more, the other party needs to do the same, regardless of who is paying for it. I think you’d feel differently if it was you on the other end of a lease and had the screws applied to you. Best, – C
    Renee
    Replied about 7 years ago
    I live in garden complex that took section 8. These low lifes don’t work, they hang out ALL Day drinking, smoking and roaming the premises watching every move working people make. THey are into criminal mischief, dirty, continually drop cigarette butts ll over the place and they leave filth and problems everywhere they go. They all know each other very well and reek havoc on on the people that work all day.And as far as sleep goes these night crawlers roam the grounds as soon as it gets dark until the sun comes up, then they go to bed!
    Renee
    Replied about 7 years ago
    I live in garden complex that took section 8. These low lifes don’t work, they hang out ALL Day drinking, smoking and roaming the premises watching every move working people make. THey are into criminal mischief, dirty, continually drop cigarette butts ll over the place and they leave filth and problems everywhere they go. They all know each other very well and reek havoc on on the people that work all day.And as far as sleep goes these night crawlers roam the grounds as soon as it gets dark until the sun comes up, then they go to bed!
    Renee
    Replied about 7 years ago
    I live in garden complex that took section 8. These low lifes don’t work, they hang out ALL Day drinking, smoking and roaming the premises watching every move working people make. THey are into criminal mischief, dirty, continually drop cigarette butts ll over the place and they leave filth and problems everywhere they go. They all know each other very well and reek havoc on on the people that work all day.And as far as sleep goes these night crawlers roam the grounds as soon as it gets dark until the sun comes up, then they go to bed!