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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:48 am 
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This is good:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48938553

"Landlords can refuse potential tenants with children when letting out a UK property, which has prompted complaints from some of those turned down.

Some families searching for a home to rent say it is unfair and discriminatory to rule out tenants with children.

But landlords point out that not all properties are suitable for youngsters, and that they are within their rights to refuse."


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:04 am 
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Huzzah!!! :D

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:51 am 
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Huge win!

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:32 am 
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I was reading through the article and it struck me, yet again, about typical breeder entitled mentality. Some moo was going on about 'that's what the deposit is for, to sort out the mess', what the flying fuck!! That's the same kind of fucked up thinking that ends up with retail staff and waiting staff clearing up the shit that some moo and her spawn have left behind because 'that's what they get paid for'....

I don't care if the landlord gets to keep the deposit because your feral crotchfruit have never been taught how to behave, or because you think 'it's not my property'. The landlord still has to sort out the whole cluster fuck you've left behind (delaying a further lease in the process) and the landlord shouldn't have to do that...Also how dare these fuckers bleat on about being skint, when they'd rather chuck away the deposit they've paid than exercise a bit of parental control.

I do hope this doesn't prompt a change in the law, although breeders will be cutting off their nose to spite their faces. All it'll mean is even more landlords will decide it's not worth the hassle and start to sell off their properties, thereby reducing the pool of rentals even further.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:09 pm 
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... but that youngsters do not necessarily create more damage than older people.
Bullshit. A couple of millennial roommates aren't likely to dump raspberry cordial on the carpet, draw on the walls and smear peanut butter in all the electrical outlets.
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"I was disappointed. It felt a bit harsh. This was a small family home."
I'm sure it was perfect for a 30-something professional couple with a cat. That's a small family too, and I'd lay money that the cat is much better behaved than your yard apes.

If I was a landlord I wouldn't rent to small children either. Older ones might be better, but young kids are absolute hell on wheels. It might not be so bad if their parents actually gave a shit, but most of them don't. You only have to look at how some of those kids act in public to know they're ten times worse in private.

I'll bet parents would be happy to forfeit their thousand quid deposit if they can walk away from ten thousand dollars in damages. That's a sweet deal.Too many of them think "not my house, not my problem" and then wonder why the rental market is drying up.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:54 pm 
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I plan on renting out my house in the next year, and I only wish this were an option for me, living in breeder central :evil:


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