CTV News in Vancouver has revealed in a hidden camera investigation that landlords in Canada's overpopulated cities are getting sexual favors in lieu of monthly rent checks.
Posing as a woman looking to get into a sex-for-rent agreement, a CTV reporter met up with a dude who posted a Craigslist ad in Vancouver, a city that is notoriously expensive to rent in and has broken records for high prices of real estate this year. Currently, Vancouver has the lowest rental rate in the county, meaning that the city is the hardest to find a place to live in.
Caught on hidden camera, one landlord said to a reporter, "Sometimes I like it rough, yeah. Maybe a little more dominant." Another admitted that he had already gotten one woman into a sex-for-rent situation.
"Do you like to be on top?" one dude CTV contacted said. "We can have rough sex in the living room, on the sofa."
But the notoriously expensive city of Vancouver is not the only place where sex-for-rent ads and other intimacy-related offers in place of rent are common. A survey of recent offerings on Craigslist Toronto turns up several, including a "52 year old caucasian male businessman (sic)" offering rent-free living for an "open minded cutie (sic)," another looking for a "sexy & single girl (21-29)" to live for free in a room in Parkdale, and yet another offering discounted rent of $300 with the title: "white guy looking for a latina girl roomate (sic)."
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