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Resource ID: #19719
Subject: Housing
Source: Pioneer Press (St. Paul
Date: Aug. 25, 26



A St. Paul Pioneer Press investigation revealed that some landlords in the tight Twin Cities housing market demand sexual favors in exchange shelter. Reporter Charles Laszewski writes: "Low-income women, many of them single mothers, are being preyed on by landlords, apartment caretakers and others who demand sexual favors in return for making repairs, overlooking lease violations or forgiving late rent checks."

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