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    so i had to spend a week living at friends places, or sleeping in my car.
    eventually i find a place to rent.
    and the government allow me to draw on my future pension to cover the bond.

    all that over, i start to settle into my new place.......
    termites and black mold.

    now the place is no longer safe to live in.

    i was again without a place to live.

    friends offer short term accomodation.
    now there is no reasonably priced rentals in my town, or the town each side of here.

    i want to be somewhere fairly close, so i can see my kids.
    but money is tight, i am on a pension and unable to work to get ny more.
    even caravan parks (trailer homes) are so expensive, they cost more than my pension.

    time for your good vibes to rub off, and miss universe to offer me something.

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    Wow Steve, I'm so sorry to hear of your troubles. You are in a terrible way and I can't imagine any of this is good for your lupus.
    I can only offer you my deepest sympathies, my heartfelt best wishes and as much good vibrations as I can muster.
    Try to stay positive, I believe things will work out for you. I wish I could offer you more.

    Thinking of you,
    Brenda

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    termites are edible... but the black mold I cannot do. that stuff is hazardous to my life. Steve, I don't know what to say, other than thinking 'boutcha, prayin' for you, etc., but that's like looking at a homeless man on the street around here, and saying the same thing. It does no direct good for the person. I wish there was something we could do that's "concrete" for you. In the states here, we have assisted housing, used to be called Section 8 and others, where a person's housing was subsidized. Some of the neighborhoods weren't all that good, but, it was a roof... You've been dealing with one of those tough rows to hoe here lately, brother.
    "There but for the grace of God, go I."
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    Steve, sending you all the good thoughts I can from halfway around the world. So sorry you are having to deal with this right now.

    Many, many hugs.

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    I am so sorry my friend! This is the part that most people without this disease can't understand. Not only do we get sick, our life as we know often falls apart as well. You add to that we often no longer have the resources to put even pieces of it back together.

    The good news is (if there is any) is that it will work out. When I lost my job Ash and I lived on $300 a month for about 6 months and I didn't think we would make it through. We did and you will also. You will find a place that is better than the one you had and you will look back on this period and almost forget how bad it was... Eventually. For now it sucks though but don't forget that we are here for you every step of the way
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmail View Post
    .... In the states here, we have assisted housing, used to be called Section 8 and others, where a person's housing was subsidized. Some of the neighborhoods weren't all that good, but, it was a roof... .
    there is emergency housing, where i live in a dorm if i need it, but it is an hours drive away from my kids.
    and no privacy, as i said desperate males living in an open dorm environment.

    the government will assist with my rent. to a maximum of $60.50 per week. cheap units in my area are $250-350 per week.
    and my pension is just under $300 per week now i have to repay the loan for the bond.

    there is options, but they are few and far between.

    luckly i am very un emotional at the moment.
    this is not getting me down.
    but the stress of it is taking its toll.

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    Most likely only a fellow lupie will understand why one comment made me chuckle but I hope you do.

    "luckily I am fairly unemotional at the moment" ... Boy we can find the good in anything can't we? Lol

    take care of yourself physically. I know this has to be hard on your body
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    Wow - tough place to be in - I am so sorry! :-(

    Sounds like you are very resourceful and investigating all your options - I hope something crops up soon. Try to take care of yourself as best you can through all this...we will be thinking of you and hoping for the best!

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    steve i do not how it works in western australia but here in nsw if you go to housing department tell them you are homeless they will put you up in a hotel and pay for it on weekly basis. you just have to go into office every week and apply again. also go fill out housing forms to be put on list for priority housing. hope this helps not sure of rules over there. stay strong my friend hugs kim l

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    Steve my friend


    ((((((((hugs)))))))))))

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