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Will work in exchange for rent (Hudson Valley area)

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My family and I are currently homeless. Back in April, we came to an agreement with someone and the arrangement was settled, we were all happy. 21/2 monthes in things are going good. (we lived upstairs, in the agreement, she said she would get the appropriate things needed as time goes by for the upstairs to be turned into a 2bdrm apartment, for my family and I. Now during this time we shared her kitchen with her. She stated it would be a token of her appreciation as i got the work done.) It was toward the second month we lived there that I began to think something was off with her, little by little you can see her just unraveling. We showed the lady nothing but respect and dignity in her aiding of a shared kitchen. I pretty much wrapped up the projects she wanted done in and around the 3 month mark. Being so I ran out of supplies, now up to that part i told her id find the most costly way of doing it with just stuff laying around her house. Concluding, she didn't put 30 dollars into the whole project in the 3 month span, she got us one carpet for our sons room. That's it. She agreed with us, rent would be free until our APARTMENT was FINISHED, THEN,I WOULD PAY $200 A WEEK. She got us one carpet for $23.00. You mean i did all that work and i paid for an apartment that wasnt even rentible? Yeah she got us good, we as good people left for fear of our own safety, i swear! She woke up one morning and told me to get out. She told my wife she was scared of me and this and that, when we just sat with the lady the night before and had dinner together. So not knowing what she could do or say next we didnt want to get wrapped up in it. With all of trhe threats she made about having our son taken from us, claiming that the apartment was'nt suitable for him when all i did was trust HER to keep her word, and end of the deal. We didnt have anywhere to go before her offer. We are together now, and we need desperate help after this incident. I will work by any means necessary in order to financially support my family. Im not the type to have my handouyt for freebies, never have. I am a man of my word, and I will do what ever i say i will. We are worn out from the whole situation, we had to claim a lawsuit over this, because this took me, time, money and hardship. And she just conned us. Got free work. unbelievable!! lol. Morale of my story is, I shouldn't trust so easily. And be so nieve. This person took full advantage of our situation, and used us for her own gain. We were clearly victims in this case.
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