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Should a 18 year old daughter/son pay rent?

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Should a 18 year old daughter/son pay rent?

Postby Cupcakes66 » Wed Sep 09, 2015 9:30 pm

Hi everyone I'm a newbie wanting some opinions to help a friend.

I'm wondering on opinions towards an 18 year old daughter and her 19 year old boyfriend living with her single parent. Daughter has a part time job at a pizza shop & her boyfriend is in his last year apprenticeship in carpentry earning a great wage.

The parent pays $320 per week in rent with only the 3 people living full time in the house. Together the daughter & boyfriend pay $50 per week for the both of them which sometimes isn't being paid.

How much do you think they should be paying towards rent & or bills?

How would you go by enforcing them to pay regularly?

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Re: Should a 18 year old daughter/son pay rent?

Postby Fragglerock » Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:01 pm

My 18 year old knows he will have to pay board when he gets a job. I think at the very least the amount should cover food and utilities. Are the children putting in for bills? Buying their own food? $50 a week per person should be the minimum imo
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