The property in The Lough area was posted online on Wednesday in a classified advertisement site, run by a foreign registered company. A flat in Cork city has been offered rent-free online in return for sex twice a week with the landlord. The advertisement said: "Looking for a female tenant who's into sharing their body twice a week for payment. The website offers a wide range of advertisements, including property for sale or rent, fashion products, personals, motoring, and job listings. When contacted by The Echo posing as someone interested in taking up the offer, the advertiser said the property had its own bathroom, central heating and shared kitchen in the main part of the house.
The vile exploitation of ‘free rent for sex’ ads
Long Island landlord allegedly offered free rent for sex
These are quotes from ads in the housing section of Craigslist, a classifieds site that also lists car pools, guitar lessons and second-hand caravans for sale. One guy is offering free accommodation to a "young female to help me have a baby". According to housing and homelessness charity Shelter, ads like these are, "a dangerous attempt to establish deeply exploitative relationships. By the looks of things on this dodgy site, I'm one of the only normal, genuine guys on here. Another poster, offering a room for two weeks, claimed he wanted nothing in return: "Too good to be true?
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By Tamar Lapin. A sleezy Long Island landlord was caught offering free rent in exchange for sex during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new report. According to the outlet, his text messages proved otherwise. A report earlier this month found that landlords across the country have been offering similar nauseating arrangements, as hard-up tenants fall behind on rent amid the outbreak. Read Next.
Coronavirus is changing the world in unprecedented ways. LONDON, May 21 Thomson Reuters Foundation - A growing number of landlords are asking tenants for sex in exchange for housing as coronavirus lockdowns and job cuts have left many struggling to pay their rent, housing experts said. I didn't want to lose my housing. Sex for rent has come under growing scrutiny in the United States and Britain in recent years amid spiralling housing costs.