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Old 08-12-2018, 10:58 PM
 
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I'm really not that interested. It's just a diversion. Everyone should have a dream, and though I'd honestly rather not see you fail, I think you probably will.

For instance, even if you could have a porta potty delivered and replaced on a regular basis, it would probably cost you more than staying in your apartment until you could save enough to do this thing right.

BTW, when you first started in on your plan to be "homeless by choice" — your words — you weren't clear that you'd be living on land that you bought. I'm not sure why you would even call that "homeless by choice."

You don't have to live in an HOA to be required to adhere to the zoning laws and ordinances specific to your location.

You should read this:

https://www.codepublishing.com/WA/We...tport0626.html

6.26.030 Prohibited uses.
(1) Unless a waiver is granted in accordance with WMC 6.26.060, the use of self-contained portable toilets in lieu of connection of a site or facility to the City’s sanitary sewer system is prohibited.

Even if you were able to get a waiver, which is doubtful, the expense just doesn't make sense. Neither does living in your car with nowhere to cook, unless you just eat food straight out of cans.

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Old 08-13-2018, 01:53 AM
 
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Yes, I know you don't read my posts. That's why your responses are so silly and misinformed.
If the lot you bought is worth $150,000, sell it and use the money to rent or buy a cheaper house.
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:30 AM
 
Location: Northern Michigan
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Sorry; where did she say the lot was $150,000? I missed that somewhere.
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Old 08-13-2018, 06:11 AM
 
Location: USA
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Sadly, the cost of housing in many areas is well above a lot of people's ability to pay for it. Even well-educated and compensated professionals have to room together in some cities. The lower paid service workers (which makes up the bulk of jobs) have no chance.
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Old 08-13-2018, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Washington state
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If the lot you bought is worth $150,000, sell it and use the money to rent or buy a cheaper house.
I paid $33,000 for the lot. What I actually said was that lots with manufactured houses on them with septic, water, and electric go for $150,000 give or take a little. I'm not trying to flip my lot, but in five years time, it should be worth that much if I get everything done on it that I plan to. I'm actually really excited to have the lot.
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Old 08-13-2018, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Washington state
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Metlakatla, you can quit posting now. I have you on Ignore.

Everyone else, can we please not worry about me? I apologize to everyone on this thread for my personal life taking the thread over. If anyone wants to know anything else about how I'm going to survive in my car, please PM me. Thanks!
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Old 08-13-2018, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Washington state
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Sadly, the cost of housing in many areas is well above a lot of people's ability to pay for it. Even well-educated and compensated professionals have to room together in some cities. The lower paid service workers (which makes up the bulk of jobs) have no chance.
Agreed. Maybe we should talk about the future of what this will bring to the US.

Does anyone know anything about housing in Europe? I believe they've also had a severe shortage of housing going back more than forty years?
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Old 08-13-2018, 01:02 PM
 
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Naturally, I want to be on the property at that point - it's far enough out for squatters to find it and I don't need that problem.
Irony at its best.
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Old 08-13-2018, 01:26 PM
 
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Irony at its best.
Oh I know.

And with the PNW going up in flames, we really don't need any more people living in their cars out in the woods whether they own the property or not.
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:18 PM
 
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I paid $33,000 for the lot. What I actually said was that lots with manufactured houses on them with septic, water, and electric go for $150,000 give or take a little. I'm not trying to flip my lot, but in five years time, it should be worth that much if I get everything done on it that I plan to. I'm actually really excited to have the lot.
By manufactured home do you mean double wide or conventional type home?
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