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    • brianqq
    • By brianqq 6th Oct 17, 7:16 PM
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    Why don't landlords like DSS?
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    • 6th Oct 17, 7:16 PM
    Why don't landlords like DSS? 6th Oct 17 at 7:16 PM
    I do not use housing benefits and just ask this question out of curiosity.

    When I look for a place to rent, I see in most ads "NO DSS". I wonder why are landlords reluctant? Isn't the rent guaranteed by the governmental scheme?

    I understand that it is better to have a professional tenant rather than an unemployed one, but it should be better in terms of a guaranteed rent, as the government pays it. Or I have misunderstood the whole concept.
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    • Pixie5740
    • By Pixie5740 9th Oct 17, 9:38 AM
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    I'd check your maths, I was 21 in 2001 and I'm not yet 40!!
    Originally posted by aneary
    People in their 20s and 30s are approaching 40
    Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen pounds nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds nought and six, result misery.
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