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    • M. Davison
    • 11.06.14 | 07:52 (IDT)

    To any particular couple. I remember not wanting to rent my apartment to any couple with children (this was before the days when the tenant had to paint the apartment before leaving). Children do tend to be somewhat destructive... drawing on the walls with crayons is common. One thing that should be explained to non-Israeli readers: there are few buildings wholly-owned by a landlord for renting purposes. The majority are privately owned apartments that the owner may have inherited or bought for their children to live in, in the future. As such, the landlord has a much more vested interest than the owner of an entire apartment building, and is often far less forgiving about what would be considered minor breaches of contract elsewhere.

    from the article: A same-sex couple? Not in my Tel Aviv apartment building
    First published 16:00 09.06.14 | Last updated 16:00 09.06.14
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