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Sat Jan 28, 2017
Speedeemer answered:
I think I will have a nicer answer for you Not to discourage you.!
The only thing I would agree IS TO FIND an apt for the voucher amount
1 bedrooms on Staten Island can go for $1200 to 1350/1400 depending on whats included

Sorry I don't have anything ( Thanks to all Veterans out here!!!)You just need an agent ( if you choose ) who knows about Section 8 vouchers It is a smoother process than regular Section 8 ( You have your own dept.) personnel is a lot more receptive to any questions needed to be answered to realtors or landlords Good Luck
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Fri Oct 28, 2016
Eugenekoros asked:
I have sent multiple inquiries, been first on a listing and have received NO call backs or even an email back. I have a 700 credit score and make provable income in excess of 50k. A few…
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Mon Aug 8, 2016
Angelica P answered:
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Fri Jul 15, 2016
Goodwrench122 answered:
I have a home an want to know if I can rent a room to a relative
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Thu Jul 14, 2016
Neil Roxas answered:
Hello,

We’re excited you’re using Trulia for your home search process. We are a real estate search engine so we don't represent the homes found on our site. Please follow these steps to begin your home search:

1. Click the "Rent' tab at the top of our homepage.
2. Enter your desired city and state in the search bar and hit Enter.
3. Click 'Max Price' to select what your highest price would be to pay for a home. Click 'Min Price' to set the lowest price you would pay.
4. Click 'More Filters'.
5. Select your preferred property type, square footage, etc.
6. Click the red 'Apply' button.

This will begin to pull up listings that are more tailored to what you are looking for.

If you are interested in a listing, click on the "Contact the agent" button to get in touch with a real estate professional in your area. You can also take advantage of our vast network of agents here:

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Fri Mar 18, 2016
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Wed Feb 24, 2016
Michelle Pellot asked:
My job is secure so income is solid. The most i can afford would be $850. I can pay 1st and 2nd months rent security. Need a studio or if possible one bedroom.
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Sat Aug 15, 2015
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Sorry for your 3 yr. ordeal and as a retired realtor, I know its difficult. Unfortunately, when it comes to Secxtion 8, HRA rental assistance or any other government assisted program, landlords need to meet requirements for these programs and because of the hassles + any expenses the landlords need to pay means most landlords don't want to bother with it. Its much easier for landlords to have regular renters pay the full rent than to go thru any hassles with government programs. To make matters worse, these government programs only pay about 75% of the regular rent & they tell landlords that they have to accept that rent and cannot charge people like you for the extra 25%. So this means landlords will lose 25% rent every month & of course this is unfair to the landlords.

Your best bet is to get on a waiting list for city owned housing or go to the Housing Authority and ask them what landlords are doing HRA acceptance.

This is why its so important if you have a job, to save 10% of your paycheck every week & put it into a savings account or retirement account. If it means cutting expenses on other stuff, its worth it. If you had savings, you wouldn't be in this situation.
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Thu May 14, 2015
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Sat Mar 7, 2015
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Wed Jan 28, 2015
Gary Birtles answered:
It really depends on the needs of the people getting the security system. I know there is quite a range of options available when it comes to security systems. I suggest reading reviews of a few different security companies and getting it narrowed down to one you'd like to talk to. The security company will be able to give you a run down of what security options might be good for you and your situation. http://www.ojaialarm.com/systems/ ... more
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Fri Jan 9, 2015
Anna M Brocco answered:
Be mindful that any local agent/realty office can help, they all have access to the same information, so if your inquiries are going unanswered, pick up the phone and call, or simply walk into any local realty office. ... more
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Thu Dec 4, 2014
Nicholas Haze answered:
All landlords ask for a security deposit to ensure that the apartment will be yours. If you move in your deposit goes towards any damages if you break lease & suddenly disappear. Most people use the security deposit towards their last month rent before they move out which in the eyes of 98% of the landlords of NY is unprofessional. What some landlords do is they ask for a small deposit upfront if there currently showing the place This small deposit is to hold the landlord for the days hes not showing the place in case you come back 3days later & say I decided im not going to take the place.

If you do decide to take the place you just have to pay the difference.

But don't forget at the end when you decide to move out you get your security deposit back.
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Thu Sep 11, 2014
Joseph Runfola answered:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/22/realestate/living-in-st-george-staten-island.html?_r=0
Updated crime statistics; Here are the most accurate and current crime statistics for the 120 Precinct. http://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/downloads/pdf/crime_statistics/ ... more
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Wed Sep 10, 2014
Joseph Runfola answered:
Hello Lizbeth, check out these sites they may be helpful; http://archive.advocate.nyc.gov/housing-guide/a/2 , http://www.newdestinyhousing.org/get-help/feps-subsidy-levels
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Sun Sep 7, 2014
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Sun Jun 22, 2014
Don Tepper answered:
Sometimes people will rent out rooms in their homes. (Or the basement of a home.) The listing is put in the MLS, so it's correctly indicating that only one bedroom comes with the transaction. But the listing also correctly indicates that it's in a single-family home.

Ask your Realtor to determine what the situation is.

Hope that helps.
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