Why I Dislike Section 8 Tenants

by Ama
(Bronx, New York)

I am a first time Section 8 landlord and my experience with Section 8 rentals was not a good one. My Section 8 tenant was supposed to move into my three bedroom apartment with her 3 children and her husband (who was not in the Section 8 program).

Within 2 months of moving in, the number of occupants in the apartment became 9 instead of 5. I asked her to rectify the situation and I even sent a complaint to the Section 8 housing authorities but to no avail.

Unfortunately I needed the rent money to pay my mortgage so I put up with it. Now their lease is up and I asked her to move out but she refused. She can't get a transfer from Section 8 because she owe me three months of rent.

Now I have to spend money and time to take her to court in order to evict her. The frustrating thing is the law is always on their side and the judge will most likely give her up to 6 months extension (of the lease).

I have learned my lesson which is "no more Section 8 tenants for me." I wish the rest of you luck.

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section-8 misfits at 3015 Haverford Circle" NEW
by: Anonymous

Section-8 is the Pure Scum of the Earth these Low life Scum will ruin your Property Destroy your house ,c Most are black Negro 's with children who are as Dum as the Parent , they Talk Loud Laugh Loud and are almost always a black person at 3015 Haverford Circle , Columbia, S.C. 29203 this type of a black negro isn't worth your time Renter pass them by. But beware of these black females who have Two households and when they move in soon afterwards and bring in more family Scum to destroy your property and at 3015 Haverford Circle , where spirits move about this house and the section-8 are fooled to try and stay, and the section-8 Scum continues to destroy property this tiffany and sheryl are pure Scum black negro section-8 Scum !

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Wow this is crazy! NEW
by: Anonymous

Wow this is crazy. First off if you don't want people calling you out your name, don't adress blacks as niggers, pigs and piss ass ants! You got some balls!Not all black sec 8 tenants are bad and most of the recipients for your info are White (as per the ones on food stamps/ do your research!), to which my Tax paying dollars pay for also. Don't take your mistake out on everybody else!

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but there's good, too NEW
by: Anonymous

I know someone who works at a coffee place, and has Section 8. Truthfully, she's not smart enough to do a job which pays more, but she's a clean tenant, and never late for her portion of the rent. However, her landlord wants her to move, and it isn't because of anything she's done. His problem is with Section 8 frequently being late with the rent. Sometimes they are months behind, and the landlord can't afford to subsidize his tenants' rent until Section 8 gets around to paying. But she lives in New York City, one of the most expensive cities in the world, and she has a cat. You'd think she had a tiger instead of a middle-aged housecat. She was a foster child, her brother died. Her birth parents were never in the picture and her foster parents have died. Her cat is her family, but with a cat she has no chance of getting an apartment in any of the dangerous crack and gun-filled housing projects she qualifies for. She's white, tiny, has no street smarts, and is a simple person. She wouldn't last a day in the projects. And by the way, $1230-$1490/month for a studio or 1 bedroom apartment? In a crime-ridden neighborhood? All of this would be so unnecessary if Section 8 paid its landlords on time.

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bad section 8 NEW
by: Anonymous

Most of these comments are about a particular neighborhood in SC. We have our own Section 8 house here in Portland OR. It was supposed to be a woman, her baby and her sister, but has grown to include the womans' boyfriend, her brother, and others. Yes, the yard is full of trash, which blows onto other peoples' property. Old people shouldn't have to bend down and clear garbage which isn't theirs from their property. One neighbor has installed a close-circuit camera. One down the block did, too. It's a good thing because after a party, one guy drunk-drove, hitting a neighbor, driving his car across a lawn, stopping only when he rammed another neighbors car (in her driveway) with his, so that it cracked the foundation. He was arrested, but released. Allegedly no one can find him.

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I'm a section 8 inspector NEW
by: Anonymous

I only take exception to the kid gloves approach used by the original poster. In fact, the problem is MUCH more severe than the general public is aware of. Liberal? White guilt? Tolerant?
"They" are the same as us? Not if you're a property owner.

Ride with me one week and your eyes will be opened. Take a little trip down to the housing authority office. Just sit and listen.

If one moves into your house, your property is at risk, the neighborhood is at risk and you are the perpetrator. Her 10 kids have different babydaddies, all those deadbeat losers have family and friends who will embark on a non stop crusade to bring your tenant down to their level. Your community will suffer, your property will be damaged and you will lose.

There are a few things you might not be aware of that perhaps you should know:

If too many tenants fail inspections for expensive or inexpensive deficiencies, those items will become the responsibility of the landlord. The authority will and does change policy with no imput from landlords, no emails, phone calls or any kind of notification whatsoever. You see, poor blacks have enough trouble coming up with their portion of the rent. I have known of many evections brought on by less than a $20.00 per month liability payment.

When I first started, we would fail inspections for holes in walls and broken light globes. Clearly tenant liabilities. We were emailed and directed to not cite either of these deficiencies EVER. oh we could write up holes greater than 7 x 11". But we were cautioned about that. Dirty carpet was a huge problem we were told to not cite anything not damaged or EXTREMELY soiled. Dead cars on your property? We can no longer cite those unless blocks are under the car and the tags expired 5 years ago.

You see, these things cost money. Your tenants will be driving Jaguars, BMWs, have hair weaves to make a sane person puke, disgusting fingernails, HUGE TV sets, clown clothes and shoes not to be believed, but she can't come up with your $20.00 every month, let alone replace items she, her deadbeat family members and friends have broken. If the tenant lets the deficiencies go for 90 days, they will be forced to move. Probably on the street as most landlords require references and clearly, you aren't going to give her one.

Then it becomes a WHITE CRACKER BE HOLDEN ME DOWN, I DIN DO NUFFIN" situation, and we simply can't have that.

I have reported tenants not on the lease hundreds of times and nothing has ever been done about it. Again, go to the housing authority and take a look and listen. The reason will become very clear, very quickly.

A few things normal people should look for when looking at properties. This will help you avoid "turned" neighborhoods:

Speed bumps
Cars lining streets
Cars parked in yards
Way to many cars parked in any yard
Trash; I'm not talking neatly bagged items, I'm talking furniture, and lots of it, large items picked up at RAC or some such.
If there is a dumpster, check it out.
Go to the property at 1100 Friday night. Sit in your car, look and listen.
Look for people milling around with no particular place to go, including shitty luxury cars with temporary tags, watching you.
Go to a local gas station, look and listen.
Panhandlers
Fighting, loud obnoxious " victims"
Big fat cows with fourtyelelven kids
Unkept yards, large overgrown trees
Couches on front porches
Way to much traffic for the neighborhood
Stupid 70's cars with cartoon idiotic wheels
Cars parked in the same spots day and night while the rest of the world is out and being productive

I'll leave you with one final item: if your tenant rents a truckload of shitty furniture and appliances, then calls section 8 to report bedbugs, the rental place will NOT repossess those items. And as an added bonus YOU, the landlord, will pay for bedbug treatment. 100% of the time... This was accomplished by Federal referendum for the EXACT reasons mentioned previously.

My eyes have been opened.
If you have any questions, post em here. I'll do my best to answer

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I'm a section 8 housing inspector NEW
by: Anonymous

I only take exception to the kid gloves approach used by the original poster. In fact, the problem is MUCH more severe than the general public is aware of. Liberal? White guilt? Tolerant?
"They" are the same as us? Not if you're a property owner.

Ride with me one week and your eyes will be opened. Take a little trip down to the housing authority office. Just sit and listen.

If one moves into your house, your property is at risk, the neighborhood is at risk and you are the perpetrator. Her 10 kids have different babydaddies, all those deadbeat losers have family and friends who will embark on a non stop crusade to bring your tenant down to their level. Your community will suffer, your property will be damaged and you will lose.

There are a few things you might not be aware of that perhaps you should know:

If too many tenants fail inspections for expensive or inexpensive deficiencies, those items will become the responsibility of the landlord. The authority will and does change policy with no imput from landlords, no emails, phone calls or any kind of notification whatsoever. You see, poor blacks have enough trouble coming up with their portion of the rent. I have known of many evections brought on by less than a $20.00 per month liability payment.

When I first started, we would fail inspections for holes in walls and broken light globes. Clearly tenant liabilities. We were emailed and directed to not cite either of these deficiencies EVER. oh we could write up holes greater than 7 x 11". But we were cautioned about that. Dirty carpet was a huge problem we were told to not cite anything not damaged or EXTREMELY soiled. Dead cars on your property? We can no longer cite those unless blocks are under the car and the tags expired 5 years ago.

You see, these things cost money. Your tenants will be driving Jaguars, BMWs, have hair weaves to make a sane person puke, disgusting fingernails, HUGE TV sets, clown clothes and shoes not to be believed, but she can't come up with your $20.00 every month, let alone replace items she, her deadbeat family members and friends have broken. If the tenant lets the deficiencies go for 90 days, they will be forced to move. Probably on the street as most landlords require references and clearly, you aren't going to give her one.

Then it becomes a WHITE CRACKER BE HOLDEN ME DOWN, I DIN DO NUFFIN" situation, and we simply can't have that.

I have reported tenants not on the lease hundreds of times and nothing has ever been done about it. Again, go to the housing authority and take a look and listen. The reason will become very clear, very quickly.

A few things normal people should look for when looking at properties. This will help you avoid "turned" neighborhoods:

Speed bumps
Cars lining streets
Cars parked in yards
Way to many cars parked in any yard
Trash; I'm not talking neatly bagged items, I'm talking furniture, and lots of it, large items picked up at RAC or some such.
If there is a dumpster, check it out.
Go to the property at 1100 Friday night. Sit in your car, look and listen.
Look for people milling around with no particular place to go, including shitty luxury cars with temporary tags, watching you.
Go to a local gas station, look and listen.
Panhandlers
Fighting, loud obnoxious " victims"
Big fat cows with fourtyelelven kids
Unkept yards, large overgrown trees
Couches on front porches
Way to much traffic for the neighborhood
Stupid 70's cars with cartoon idiotic wheels
Cars parked in the same spots day and night while the rest of the world is out and being productive

I'll leave you with one final item: if your tenant rents a truckload of shitty furniture and appliances, then calls section 8 to report bedbugs, the rental place will NOT repossess those items. And as an added bonus YOU, the landlord, will pay for bedbug treatment. 100% of the time... This was accomplished by Federal referendum for the EXACT reasons mentioned previously.

My eyes have been opened.
If you have any questions, post em here. I'll do my best to answer

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Section 8 NEW
by: Anonymous

The reason I dislike section 8 is I PAID to live where I do, take pride in my home and area, and have always PAIDMY OWN WAY. my neighborhood used to be nice, but now there's garbage all over, roving bands of thugs, and they've taken over the once nice playground. I've been called racist, but I say no, I'm a realist that's worked hard for what I've got, always paid my way, and am responsible, but I've become surrounded by animals that don't gibe a shit and live off my taxes! Its sickening

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No more discrimination against Section 8 Tenants NEW
by: Anonymous

I am on section 8 and I have never robbed or stolen from anyone , I have never trashed my place. I have never used illegal drugs or committed any crimes .I always get repairs done and pay my rent on time . It is unfair to judge a whole group of people who just need a little help because we're disabled . Maybe some day you will wake up needing help yourself . There are also veterans who have fought for this country and are disabled and use this program . Any one who says anything against them is a traitor .

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Don't blame poor for this housing/Employment problem NEW
by: Anonymous

Your wrong to say this because the very same problems are occurring in the private rental market also. At least Section 8 will still be responsible for the family's unpaid Ent. However no one is responsible to pay you the back rent on behalf of the tenants in the private sector. The problem is bad paying jobs and high rents and. Mortgages.Don't try to blame this situation on the poor. I have had professional rent from me and I shad the same problem.

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Haverford Circle; Destroyed by Section-8 NEW
by: Anonymous

That's right you smelly ass section-8 Rat asses get Off your Black Asses and Work ! it's a Shame you Black ass niggers Destroy the other Blacks in this Neighborhood right Off of Frost Avenue on Haverford Circle Columbia, S.C. 29203, these are some mean Low class black Ass niggers, Destroying the Neighborhood, and abusing the Government funds through their Friends at the Local Housing Authority, Columbia , S.C. government in this Sector is Corrupt and they just keep stealing the Government funds pretending to be helping the needy and the less unfortunate Scum Bags that are receiving the section-8 , The Black People are the Worst ones it's in their nature they're Chimps or Monkeys from the trees believe it or not they have a history for Destroying everything they've acquired, these Scum Bags Don't Need Decent Housing, cause Stone Cold Said So That's the Bottom Line , Realtors and Future Renters !

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" Section-8,Overrunning Haverford Circle" NEW
by: Anonymous

Haverford circle Columbia. S.C. 29203 is being Over run with Nasty section-8 people from the Project Housing program from the city of Columbia, S. c. these Drag Nasty bitches and their boy friends who live off them and what ever help they get from H.U.D. and the housing authority in Columbia, S.C., they breed crime, they rob you, they Steal from you , break into your house and car, and Play Loud Booming music to keep you up, they have money to throw parties and Cookouts every weekend, and still manage to have money for crack cocaine and meth, marijuana and other forms of dope, they'll stab you in your back, shoot you in your head, drag your body into the woods to get rid of the evidence. These Drag Nasty Thugs are on Haverford Circle, so pick your poison , a knife in the back or a gang stabbing it's Your Choice !!!

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" Ripoff Scammers and General Low Life Scum " NEW
by: Anonymous

It's Common knowledge that section-8 has taken over Haverford Circle, Columbia, S. C. 29203, it's that way because their friends at the Columbia Housing Authority place them in the area and believe their lies and they don't come out to check to see if they're selling dope, behaving their selves or following the rules in the neighborhood, they curse at the residents, rob them, steal from them and grow marijuana out in the woods right behind the neighborhood in the woods, and they have more money to spend than the working people on 3/1/15 3008 Haverford Circle, Section-8 house threw a large Party and a house full of people but they had money to buy plenty of Food and Decorations for the party, they sure seem to know how to use the System and lie to the Columbia Housing Authority, and all of the section-8 Scammers on Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. 29203 are involved in Scamming the Government in one way or another, Don't let section-8 Scammers in your house or apartment or you'll be sorry!!!

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" Government fornicators and Food Stamp Abusers" NEW
by: Anonymous

Yes these piss Ants that live at 2028 Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. 29203, The mother has Two different boy friends living at the house on different days, and they all consume dope crack cocaine and heroin and Your Government H.U.D. workers in Columbia, S.C. don't care cause they put their friends and friends of friends in these Section-8 houses, because they don't inspect these houses outside of city limits. So they go wild out in these neighborhoods with dope and selling their Food stamps also called EBT card to purchase dope, gas money or Buy crack cocaine, she runs around in a full size GMC Surburban all times of night and on the weekend moving dope and dope heads. these Piss Ants will ruin your neighborhood for sure and cause your taxes to go up. And on Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. 29203 these Section-8 people are worse than ever in this particular Neighborhood, just destroying the whole Neighborhood ! and the Government allows these Piss Ants to Destroy the Haverford Circle Area with no recourse against these Section-8 Piss Ants ! take time to get Rid of These Animals ! Don't Allow them in Your House or on Your Property or you'll be Sorry that you did !!!

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by: Anonymous

Section_8 Scum exist to just take the Tax Payers Money, and their Low Life White Collar friends at your local Columbia ,S. C. housing authority are in for the ride.These people will steal from you rob you, Curse you, spit on you, keep other people in Government housing and make money off them, find a landlord who will work with them to get some Kickback money especially if they know them or know a family member or friend, have extra outside children living under a H.U.D. roof for one they'll have 7 extra children under the roof. And they sell crack Cocaine and Heroin and have more money than a working Family of five people they have cookouts and a party every week and they all kinds of money to purchase Fire works around the Holidays, Don't be Fooled. They're All Scum Suckers,and that's the bottom Line.

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"H.U.D. Robber Barons Of The U.S.A. " NEW
by: Anonymous

Section_8 Scum exist to just take the Tax Payers Money, and their Low Life White Collar friends at your local Columbia ,S. C. housing authority are in for the ride.These people will steal from you rob you, Curse you, spit on you, keep other people in Government housing and make money off them, find a landlord who will work with them to get some Kickback money especially if they know them or know a family member or friend, have extra outside children living under a H.U.D. roof for one they'll have 7 extra children under the roof. And they sell crack Cocaine and Heroin and have more money than a working Family of five people they have cookouts and a party every week and they all kinds of money to purchase Fire works around the Holidays, Don't be Fooled. They're All Scum Suckers,and that's the bottom Line.

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"H.U.D. Robber Barons Of The U.S.A. " NEW
by: Anonymous

Section_8 Scum exist to just take the Tax Payers Money, and their Low Life White Collar friends at your local Columbia ,S. C. housing authority are in for the ride.These people will steal from you rob you, Curse you, spit on you, keep other people in Government housing and make money off them, find a landlord who will work with them to get some Kickback money especially if they know them or know a family member or friend, have extra outside children living under a H.U.D. roof for one they'll have 7 extra children under the roof. And they sell crack Cocaine and Heroin and have more money than a working Family of five people they have cookouts and a party every week and they all kinds of money to purchase Fire works around the Holidays, Don't be Fooled. They're All Scum Suckers,and that's the bottom Line.

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50/50 NEW
by: Anonymous

I'm a section 8 landlord and I have one GREAT tenant and one AWFUL tenant. Checking their background does not matter. The last landlord will say anything to get rid of them so I think its the luck of the draw. I had regular tenants before sec8 and they were worse than my sec8 tenants. At least with sec8 you get some rent.

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"All Section-8 , Low Life are Scum" NEW
by: Anonymous

Don't let the other comments deter your thoughts, these section-8 females and males once H.U.D. starts to pay their rent if they're working they'll Stop working so that H.U.D. will pay 100% of their Rent. If they're not too nasty you can be sure that they'll have a Nasty Relative or friend that's Loud and Abominable, you'll think about moving away, but don't let this Scum run you away Stay and fight and Don't let them take over. They're terrible on Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. 29203 at 3008 Haverford Circle and 2028 Haverford Circle Columbia, S.C. 29203 all they do is smoke crack cocaine and sell it as well as marijuana and Meth these Low Life will ruin your Neighborhood so, No don't feel Sorry for them, they are destroying the lives of children and are trying to keep you in the Dark! don't let them fool you, just say No! to letting them move into tour house or Neighborhood !

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Ignorant Americans! NEW
by: Anonymous

The mother of my children is a section 8 recipient and is also highly education. She became the recipient of said program due to her mothers passing and due to having to tend to her younger sister at the young age of 15. I can't speak for all other recipients but in this case she is highly professional, clean and NOT synonymous with the former comments. People need to understand that there are certain folks, section 8 or not, that will be who they are and section 8 doesn't truly show who a person is. Section 8 was created to assist people in need and unfortunately the majority of those folks are from lower income areas. If you are ignorant enough to negatively comment on folks that are section 8 recipients, you should self reflect and desist from bashing people for their hardships. I'm 100% confident in stating that the people that are negatively commenting on other peoples hardships are either big time sports fans, big time reality television fans and/or lack knowledge of the reality of what is going on in this world! Please wake up and smell the coffee because it's burning!!

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its not section 8....its the people NEW
by: Anonymous

I'm 23 no kids and on section 8, I'm not loud, rude or nasty. I was 16 when my mom died and I was homeless after her passing I was sleeping on park bleachers and once I got old enough I had applied and been working ever since and going toschool and saving so I can getoff section 8. Everyone who has it isn't bad you just so happen to rent to the wrong people.

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Don't Believe the "Hipe " America NEW
by: Anonymous

That's right don't believe the hiped up lies that people tell you 99.9 % of anyone on section-8 is a Loud mouth project talking abuser of the system, even the older ones, .001 % percent of the section-8 might try and follow the rules. But the rest of those Scum-Sucking dope heads wont to steal from us play Loud Booming Music all times of the Day and Night they have no respect for others, they sell crack cocaine in our neighborhood on Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. they'll rob you at gun point, they'll spit on you and laugh and they get away from the sheriff's patrol car, to commit another crime in the Haverford circle Area, Haverford Circle is a Haven for criminals in the Columbia, S.C. and the Majority of these criminals are from Section-8 homes, Yes H.U.D. put you there and when the Cops shoot you down H.U.D. will scrape you up !!! Don't be fooled America Once A Section-8 Bone Head, Always a Section-8 Bone Head,cause Stone Cold Said so, that's the bottom Line !!!

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Section 8 vs Conventional NEW
by: Anonymous

Everyone speaks about how bad renting to a section 8 recipient. I work in the apartment industry here in Charlotte, NC and there is no difference between someone that receives government support than someone that doesn't.

I understand that some people should not have the support if they violate the HUD program, but all of you should stop putting people down that are in the program because non section 8 residents are just as bad. Its all about education, respect, and honest.

People who aren't on the program trashed the apartment as well. They get evicted for non payment of rent, and that's worst and they get violation notices for being loud etc....

You can't say that a senior of 70 years of age who is on section 8 is going to destroy and damage the apartment, have wild and crazy parties allow people to live with them. I don't think so... please stop talking rubbish and do your research first.

Thank you,
Leasing Manager

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SC House NEW
by: Anonymous

the house in south Carolina mentioned in the beginning of the post is def section 8 occupied. Google maps street view shows 5 cars in the driveway. one of which is parked on the front lawn!

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good sect 8 renters NEW
by: Anonymous

I am a senior on sect 8. it is sad that sect 8 gets a bad name from a few nasties as most people I know that have it are good tenents. Landlords can be the extreme. mine enters my property without notice and I have had nothing but problems with everything. I pay on time, keep t clean so don't lump us as one. ihave seen regular renters that are much worse.

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good sect 8 renters NEW
by: Anonymous

I am a senior on sect 8. it is sad that sect 8 gets a bad name from a few nasties as most people I know that have it are good tenents. Landlords can be the extreme. mine enters my property without notice and I have had nothing but problems with everything. I pay on time, keep t clean so don't lump us as one. ihave seen regular renters that are much worse.

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good sect 8 renters NEW
by: Anonymous

I am a senior on sect 8. it is sad that sect 8 gets a bad name from a few nasties as most people I know that have it are good tenents. Landlords can be the extreme. mine enters my property without notice and I have had nothing but problems with everything. I pay on time, keep t clean so don't lump us as one. ihave seen regular renters that are much worse.

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Section 8 Misfits and retards NEW
by: Anonymous

The section 8 tenants at 1025 Haverford Cir, Columbia, S.C. 29203, are Destroying the Neighborhood they are Nasty Dirty Filthy Pigs, Play Loud Music all night and during the day, they bounce basketballs all day long disturbing the Neighbors cursing and spitting all Day and letting the dog mess in the other neighbor's Yards , no respect, dirty and Nasty. They have drug money to have cookouts all the time the yard is filled with strange cars all over the yard bringing in Drugs and Drug Dealers and the Baby Moma's boy friend to live there with no approval from H.U.D. or the Columbia housing authority. Just Live Scum-Sucking pigs from out of the gutter Low Life from Hell, this is what your Government employees put in your Neighborhood because your neighborhood is Targeted by the Local housing authority and it's close friends that work there are doing the Damage to the Neighborhood because they don't care and are helping their so called friends, " Think about it"

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Section 8 taking Over,Friends in High Places NEW
by: Anonymous

Yes the Community is at last Destroyed by the Section 8 Misfits that the city of Columbia housing authority and H.U.D. allow in your Community,Career Drug Dealers, and Drug runners throughout Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. 29203, they steal rob you, you can't get any sleep, they're very Loud their Kids are Loud Too ! They love to show case Talk Loud out in Public, play Loud music, keep other people who are not on the Lease in the house. They always have extra money to have cookouts , have their aunts and uncles stay under their roof without informing the girls at housing authority " Oh that's right they don't care , that girl that works for housing is your friend, So that's how you got your section 8 house" child Keep it on the Down Lo" They deceive the System they don't want to work or volunteer to work! but yet Still they have a pocket Full Of Money selling Meth or Marijuana, they have so much money some of them could pay their rent for a year and wouldn't miss a Thousand or Two Dollars, but they prefer that H.U.D. pays it, but the girls at housing are none the wiser, it's not their money so they don't care, They're beating the system ! but the system workers don't care, just Let the System go Broke, then what will You Scum-Suckers Do...

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Section 8 Niggers and Deceivers NEW
by: Anonymous

All of you Black Niggers over on Haverford Circle at the 3008 residence of Haverford Circle , Columbia, S. C. 29203,Suck the Government Dry, by having a lot of Kids to increase your monthly housing authority allotment for your housing Voucher or rent payment. And to increase your food Stamps, and you try to work less at your job so that H.U.D. can pay all of your rent through your girl friends at the Columbia housing authority, you are True Black Niggers from the Project houses, You're Loud , You want to be seen you talk too Loud Day or Night, you make too much noise, you steal, you rob people, you destroy property, you sell drugs, crack, marijuana,meth, coke, herorin, especially on the weekends. You deceive the Government to obtain as much free Stuff as your drug addict friends call it, that you can get. You scum sucking Free Loading Ass holes don't deserve it, every weekend disturbing the Peace in the Neighborhood, You have no respect, You Free Loaders ...

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Section 8 thieves and Bums NEW
by: Anonymous

You suck-up to the city of Columbia housing authority and H.U.D. and pretend that you can't find a job, but your back pocket is full of drug money and stolen item money. Yet still your rent and light and water bills are being paid. and stand out in front the house on Haverford circle, Columbia, S.C. 29203, and curse And Yell and Loud talk at the top of your Lungs just as if you were still Living in the Housing Projects, you have no respect, no concern for others but you cheat and lie to get a house even though the housing authority has a housing lottery 3008 Haverford circle , Columbia, S.C. 29203, You get everything for free Housing, Lights , Gas,Waterbill,Food Stamps, Cheat the System because you have children , that's the trick keep having more kids the Government will provide for them, While you Adults Cheat the System and Brag and Laugh about it. Section 8 always making Too much noise, Always annoying Someone Day or night, Your net Worth you're Equal to trash,just go ahead and cheat another housing authority girl out of her paycheck,You people are the Bums and Trash of Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. 29203...

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Scum-Suckers;Section 8 NEW
by: Anonymous

99.9% of the Section 8 Females and Males are the pure low Life Scum, They cheat ,Steal,Beg,borrow, and curse you out just for the fun of it. They're nasty house keepers ! they keep Roaches and will Stab you with a fork or anything in your neck, back, chest , stomach . Sell Drugs, crack, rock ,marijuana, Coke you name it especially on Haverford circle, Columbia, S.C. 29203 , 2013 Haverford Circle where the pair of sneakers are hanging on the telephone line You can get drugs , just like it's Candy. These Scum-Suckers will bring down your neighborhood before you can say "Can I Get A Hit Off that roach" These Scum-Suckers are all over Haverford Circle and Frost avenue dealing drugs and playing Loud music "Boom"Boom" lets keep everybody from going to sleep tonight, lets rob somebody and take their money, lets steal a tire or somebody's bicycle, Where Else America but on Haverford Circle, Columbia,S.C. 29203: Good Luck in having the police find your bicycle, on Haverford circle, Columbia, s.c. 29203, Where Section 8 is trying to take Over the entire Area !!!

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Section 8 Scum of the Planet in the U.S.A. NEW
by: Anonymous

Loud Rap music shaking and rattling your windows in the house during Mid week and other people have to get some sleep for the next day. At 2028 Haverford Circle , yes another H.U.D. House and city of Columbia section 8 in Columbia, S.C. 29203. Were Yelling out Loud Blowing the car horn, also an argument between two of the guys section 8 visitors, cursing, talking out Loud Project style, these Scum Suckers will harass you keep you up all night, until the Cows come home. They have Loud get together events at least twice a week so they turn their Loud speakers up Loud enough to vibrate your Grandmother's Dentures off the table with the Polident glue still stuck to the dentures. And guess what the city of Columbia and H.U.D. will laugh at you if you complain !!!

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There's Gold in them Thar Vouchers Section 8 NEW
by: Anonymous

Just find yourself a homeowner or property manager friend and that's interested in keeping a H.U.D. paid house for a (3) or (4) year lease, he'll make $1,100.00- $1,400.00 a month a give you a Kick back of $450.00-$550.00 a month and if you move some dope for him or her you've got a sure thing. And of course you just pretend to stay in the house just come by once in a while like you still occupy the house, it's a neat Scam to make money landlords and Section 8 tenants do this all the time over on Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. 29203 ,Tax-Free money Section 8 recipient, you'll be Living High on the Hog and the Columbia Housing Authority want know a thing, because the girls at the housing Authority are looking out far their friends on Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. ; Don't You just Love it when Corrupt people come together ???

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There's Gold in them Thar Vouchers Section 8 NEW
by: Anonymous

Just find yourself a homeowner or property manager friend and that's interested in keeping a H.U.D. paid house for a (3) or (4) year lease, he'll make $1,100.00- $1,400.00 a month a give you a Kick back of $450.00-$550.00 a month and if you move some dope for him or her you've got a sure thing. And of course you just pretend to stay in the house just come by once in a while like you still occupy the house, it's a neat Scam to make money landlords and Section 8 tenants do this all the time over on Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. 29203 ,Tax-Free money Section 8 recipient, you'll be Living High on the Hog and the Columbia Housing Authority want know a thing, because the girls at the housing Authority are looking out far their friends on Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. ; Don't You just Love it when Corrupt people come together ???

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FREE MONEY; For Section 8 Tenants NEW
by: Anonymous

All you have to do is work with a landlord who would be willing to take your $1,100.00 or $1,200.00 voucher each month and give you a kickback of $400.00 or more per month tax free money to buy the New Shinning Car. All that is required of you is to live some place else and pretend that you live in house so that the landlord can collect the rent, for a three or four year Lease, a nice chunk of change will be yours Section 8 recipient. The dumb housing authority girls will never be the wiser, that's the way the section 8 tenants on Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. 29203, work their landlords, in the 3000 block of course, don't miss out on money making Venture, hell just get in the system and make yourself a bundle for your rug rats, Section 8 , you can't go Wrong ?

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crooks and deceivers, are Section 8 NEW
by: Anonymous

Section 8 people, male and female are low Life Scum, the ones on Haverford Circle , Columbia, S.C. 29203, will steal your belongings from your front yard while You're home, Lie to H.U.D. and the Housing Authority is filled up with there friends so they get first choice on housing, they run a Ponzie Scheme on the Housing Authority, the renter or homeowner or Property Manager, Charges a rent of $1,300.00 a month and the person renting gets a kickback of $400.00 a month tax-free, and plus they don't even have to live there, just come by and make believe that they still occupy the furnished house, the Low Life Bitch that is Scamming the Government Lives in 3000 block on Haverford Circle, Columbia, S.C. so Scam the Government for a Year and have them pay for New Shining car!!! it's a Plan, but don't get caught !

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Section-8 destroying America NEW
by: Anonymous

You landlords who place these section 8 people don't live next door to them, all you're concerned about is the steady money flow from the H.U.D. agency, because they're Rude, nasty, play Loud Booming Music all Night and during the Day. When the Police is called Especially in the 1000,2000,3000 of Haverford Circle , Columbia , S.C. 29203 area where dope is being sold by the section 8 tenants, they do absolutely Nothing, mean while Bonecretia and her Bad Ass Kids are trying to take over the neighborhood, Curse you out, Spit at you and in some cases spit on you, Cook that Stinking Meth drug and sell it freely, meanwhile her $1,200.00 rent is being paid by H.U.D. the Water Bill and the $300.00 Electric Bill, and Food Stamps all Free, from H.U.D. these Hoodlums have friends in high places, truly think about it: You would be caught if it were you, and they don't make them payback anything due to their friends in Government !!!

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section 8 , Hood Rats NEW
by: Anonymous

do try to avoid a section 8 person, they're trouble and avoid Haverford Circle Columbia, the state is South Carolina the landlord on this street place section 8 tenants and they now have a drug infested Community, no respect from theses type of people, they are Loud , Rude, Nasty, will steal from you, Curse you out for just looking their way, the guys just Follow the Baby mom ma's and you'll have Loud Music all times of Day and Night, you want have any peace thanks to H.U.D. and their workers, who put their friends in these houses and they Don't have to live next to them. You'll regret it, if they move in next to you !

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never accept section 8, ever! NEW
by: Anonymous

They're nasty, rude, will curse you out talk so loud with a housing project mentality, filthy, will not honor the lease house many other people under the roof. sell drugs in your neighborhood, assault you and your children, and the darn police won't do anything about it, you're at risk so don't allow them to move into your neighborhood at any cost or you'll be sorry: but sorry didn't do it you did or your neighbor take heed to this warning !!!

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stop spying NEW
by: Anonymous

y r a dick head landlord who want to macro manage n spy on tenants if u was so terrific you would not need no tenant in the first place so go foreclosure

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stop spying NEW
by: Anonymous

y r a dick head landlord who want to macro manage n spy on tenants if u was so terrific you would not need no tenant in the first place so go foreclosure

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1 bad apple makes a bad landlord. NEW
by: Anonymous

The moment I read her husband wasn't in the program but you let him move in anyways I knew you'd have problems and I'm sorry to say but you set the rules from that point on which made you responsible for the outcome. Some people, sec 8 or not, will take advantage of landlords like you. You let them stay after moving more people in then let them stay after not paying rent. They broke rule after rule which you allowed. Blaming them for your lack of professionalism and blaming all sec 8 holders just shows your ignorance. If you had a McDonald's burger that wasn't that great would you never go to any McDonald's again? You allowed them to walk all over you so what did you get? What you asked for. And don't forget all sec 8 tenants were once full paying tenants and I'm sure those people were the same then as now when they got a permissive landlord.

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1 bad apple. NEW
by: Anonymous

The moment I read her husband wasn't in the program but you let him move in anyways I knew you'd have problems and I'm sorry to say but you set the rules from that point on which made you responsible for the outcome. Some people, sec 8 or not, will take advantage of landlords like you. You let them stay after moving more people in then let them stay after not paying rent. They broke rule after rule which you allowed. Blaming them for your lack of professionalism and blaming all sec 8 holders just shows your ignorance. If you had a McDonald's burger that wasn't that great would you never go to any McDonald's again? You allowed them to walk all over you so what did you get? What you asked for.

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Landlords are not the most pleasant to have either!! NEW
by: Truth Hurts

I have been on Section 8 for 8years and I understand why a landlord wouldn't want to rent to anyone with a voucher. But MOST landlords can be lazy too, which is why they don't want to deal with the government. I rented a nice home, but when it rained the water would leak right into the electric box (which was in the basement). I gave him plenty of time to get it together. Do you think he did? Nope!! So I had to get Section 8 involved. It's not always the tenant, the landlords are or can be a problem too. Some of em, are just plain out lazy and just want to get paid. Not realizing that the property they are renting out is our home too. I'm proud to say that I have an excellent rental history. If a landlord doesn't want to rent to me, that's their loss. Whether you have a voucher or not, if your a bad tenant the landlord will still have to dish out money to evict you and sue for any damages to the property.

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hear me out NEW
by: Anonymous

Not all section 8 tenants are bad people.I'm on section 8 I always keep the place clean and I always have my rent on time plus I'm not a thug and don't destroy the property.I always say make sure you screen a tenant you can tell who will be trouble.

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re:Section 8 transfer NEW
by: Anonymous

Yes your grown kids may stay on housing if you the parent want to move if the kids have been in the home or on the program with you since day one and they have to have a background check done and pass. At least that is how it is in Nevada. Hope this was helpful.
As for section 8 renters, like anything else, there are good and bad. Good and bad landlords and good and bad regular renters. Do your homework & SCREEN potential renters! Check the current residence they reside in and see what shape it is in etc. Be sure and request a deposit the same as you would from non sec 8 renters.

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Had good luck so far - Screening is Key NEW
by: Anonymous

I have two of my three rentals as section 8 and both are working out very well. Both are 100% government payment, young single mothers with children. I have never had a issue gaining access to the house or tearing up my properties. Both keep the house well kept and very clean. The key is screening and taking the time to get to know the person and family you intend to rent too. You don't have to take the first person who shows up, screen them like any other potential tenant and pick the best of the applicants.

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Not at all the same NEW
by: Anonymous

I've had section 8 for about 7 years. It is sad to hear how many of you feel about section 8 tenants. Not everyone is the same. I live at my current address for the past 7 years and the landlord asks me to sign 2 year leases, shows my apt as a reference to banks (don't get it but I don't mind). In which case those who live in this building, not section 8 tenants are the nastiest, rude, screaming kids in the hallways, blocking the entrance to the building by sitting on the stairs...Just nasty people.. Yet the landlord rather put up with that mess cause they paying cash. Please let's be real, it all depends on the person. Before I moved here, I said it would be 3 of us and that's how it has been. My suggestion is before renting the apartment meet all those that will reside there and if something doesn't feel/seem right just say "I'll give you a call later on" and keep it moving and when they call "just say you rented it out". Don't always take the word of your Real Estate agent (they there to make money) and you'll be stuck with the mess. Good luck.

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slumlords NEW
by: Anonymous

i am a section 8 tenant and have been for 10 yrs now and im disgusted to see that people can really say the things about voucher holders such as this i have moved 3 times in the last 10 yrs due to renting apartments where i am the only section 8 tenant and the rest of the tenants are not.Fyi my experience is that its not the section 8 tenants its the regular tenants who are nasty and careless most of the lanlords that say bad things about section 8 tenants are slumblords who dont and cannot get complete inspections because they are too busy not complying with the rules of section 8 they try to patch up things instead of fixing things

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I hate Section 8 Tenants NEW
by: Anonymous

I have been managing Section 8 apartments for 6 years and I can tell you that they are the nastiest people (except a few seniors), the worst attitude, very manipulative, irresponsible and dirty. Stay away from tenants with section 8 vouchers.

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Difficult Free Loaders Not Contributing anything to Society but trouble. NEW
by: Anonymous

It's been a nightmare dealing with a Section 8 tenants that refuses to allow the landlord access for repairs. I read online that Section 8 tenants risk termination it they don't allow access to correct violations, but Section 8 don't follow their own rules instead they advice the landlord to get an access warrant from the Supreme Court. I will never again rent to Section 8 tenants. It's not worth my time as a hardworking taxpayer.

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on section 8 with 3 kids NEW
by: Anonymous

Not all people who has section 8 r like that i have been on section 8 for ten years finally trying to move to ny its difficult here to find a two bedroom that accept section 8 my voucher is about to expire they don't give an extension anymore. So here struggling to find a decent home for my kids. See I'm not from ny from ct and i ny is soo different the brokers r throwing these happy rowdy infested mouse and small nasty apartment man this sucks

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Section 8 transfer NEW
by: Anonymous

Does anybody know, if the mother of three adult children (20's) who has secton 8, can she move out and the kids still be able to use the benefits of section 8? Basically the kids want to remain in the house with setion 8 assistance.

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Screen tenants & owners carefully
by: Anonymous

I am a Section 8 disAbled tenant and have had always paid and respected (two now) owner's housing policies in the past 6 years- in fact, it's the non-Section 8 neighbors that are vandalizing, polluting, and breaking so many of the rules now where I'm residing in.
The current landlords I'm with now do everything to avoid improving the place, such as refusing to fix the leak during winters which promotes awful black mold growth & refuses to clean the building's dusty heating air vents and told me to get a cat to kill the infestations of mice crawling under my kitchen's sink. So it goes both ways - loyal, hard working & honest Section 8 tenants has to make sure the landlord's reputation is good as well as owners making sure to screen reliable and cooperative tenants.
I am tired of living in apartment buildings and wish to find a small house on a property to grow an organic garden in a quiet neighborhood. Very difficult to find due to myths floating around. Simply screen carefully. I know I will from now on.

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good tenants out there
by: Anonymous

I am a renter who has section 8. I stumbled upon this site serching for houses. What they say I'm sure is true, however anytime you rent your home your taking a chance. I have been on the program for about 5 years. I have outstanding rental references and work full time. Not everyone is a deadbeat!! The program works for those who do there homework!

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Vulgar, Crude, Classless and Rude
by: Anonymous

It was supposed to be a man and his two daughters and ive been hearing from other tenants that he has two other people living in my 2 bedroom apartment. They have already had the police to the house for a domestic disturbance and my other tenants upstairs now want to move out (they are not section 8). This was a huge mistake and they have only been there for two months. Never again.

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Trying to get them to move out after their contract expires and I didn't want to renew
by: Anonymous

My tenant moved 2 children into my house without my premission. She did contact section 8 to let them know and thats how I found out that there was now 5 children and how know who else were now leaving in my house. I sent a letter telling her that she violated the contract I had with her. I was trying to be nice and told her she really needed a larger home with 2 bathrooms. She went to Legal Aide and they sent a letter theatening me with a law suit. They informed me that I was discriminating against their client because the law reads that there can be 2 people per bedroom in the home. and that their client didn't know she was violating the contract by adding 2 more people the house. I'm still trying to get them to move!!!!!

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thanks for the information
by: Anonymous

Wow that sounds like it could be a really bad situation. www.totalqualityassuranceservices.ca

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