My daughter and their partner have been living rough for almost three years. Not on the streets, but not with the security of a place to call Home either. Basically, they have been couch-surfing; staying in the spare rooms of friends or relatives while they continue applying for rentals. Being so young (18 and 20), and students receiving government allowances, they have not been high on any rental agency’s priority list.
A couple of weeks ago, they were thrilled to receive a phone call from someone who had noticed they were searching for a rental property. The interview and application process was handled via a series of about 40 emails, and several phone calls and texts with the property owner who explained that he travelled a lot for his work.
One of the pics supplied in the scam – which would have been stolen from a legitimate property site.
My daughter was…
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