PICS: In the latest episode of Dublin's Housing Apocalypse, how much would you pay to share a bed with a stranger? 1 year ago

PICS: In the latest episode of Dublin's Housing Apocalypse, how much would you pay to share a bed with a stranger?

Every time we think we've seen the worst of it, along comes something like this...

Our reaction to this kind of stuff is now becoming a little bit erratic.

On the one hand, we're always numb to it by now, as the tidal wave of horrific rent offers just washes over us, that sense of disappointment faded by just how often it happens.

Remember this one? Or this one? Or... we could go on. There are dozens and dozens of examples of these kinds of things.

But then we'll be exposed to another Crazy Rent Story, and that numbness gives way to panic, as we realise that this is exactly the kind of thing that any one of us could find ourselves trying to deal with the next time it comes to moving house.

Which brings us to this one, posted on Daft.

For €278 per month, you get to share a bed with a complete stranger, in a bedroom that also contains another bed, with another person in it.

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While the rest of the description of the flat is the usual stuff - wifi access, cost of electricity bills, location of apartment - there was one more part of the ad that caught our attention.

"You need to buy bed set 20Euro from me. (Bed set is Blanket, Pillow, bed sheet)"

You can't buy your own bed sheets? You need to buy them from the landlord?

Okay... here comes another rent-related panic attack...

Deep breaths, deep breaths, we'll get through this...