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Had a great job, boss was fired, they scammed me, fell on hard times, nobody’s fault but my own. Had to rent an apartment for a very long, ugly year.
Got a huge, pretty new apartment for about $1,000, but had to meet income requirements, which sadly I did.
Right before move-in find out the garage and water aren’t included, and will cost extra, and that my 1-year lease is actually 5-months. Too late now, fine. Then find out I’m not allowed to use my own washer and dryer, but have to pay $100/month for theirs. $100 A MONTH??? Okay, fine, whatever. Turns out this was all to plan. This is how they get you.