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The advertisement is straight to the point : “ An open -minded naughty sexy girl is requested . Send your pictures , age , name , maybe nationality … Room can be used to work from , like massage etc . ; or just to live in. ”
This and more of such advertisements are what rogue landlords are using to exploit vulnerable in London and other high- rent areas in the UK.
These days, property owners offer free accommodation in exchange for sex , the British media have reported .
Concerned charities lament that the deals take advantage of those unable to afford spiralling rents .
As young people and the low -paid are priced out of accommodation, particularly in south-east England, sex for rent adverts have sprung up online .
The landlords would argue that tenants have chosen voluntarily to enter that situation .
Paul Noblet, of homeless charity Centrepoint, called for advertising sites to consider a ‘ voluntary code’ under which the offending posts could be removed.
One of the adverts on Craigslist, from the owner of a ‘ small two – bedroom house near Hull ’ , says : “ Money is not an issue, I would prefer some company.
“ There are some stipulations to the living arrangements … This would be a mutual benefits arrangement . Free rent, paid in other methods. ”
In another advertisement , someone who describes himself as “ a city worker living in a luxurious spacious apartment in central London, ” seeks “ a dominant attractive woman who in return will place me beneath her beautiful feet and boss me around . ”
The 35- year -old male advertiser asked anyone interested to send photos of themselves and their “ lovely feet . ”
Other adverts included a man in Maidstone , Kent , seeking a woman to move in and pretend to be his girlfriend.
A double room in Rochester , Kent , was said to be available in exchange for unspecified “ services ;” while younger men were targeted by a post from a Brighton property owner .
One landlord told the BBC : “ I was thinking once a week , something like that. I ’ m happy as long as there ’ s sex involved. ”
Another said : “ As far as the apartment ’ s concerned , it’ s as if we ’ re flatmates . It ’ s all the bills, the rent, free .
“ You agree sort of like a couple of times a week, pop into my room sort of thing. ’
A landlord who defended the arrangement as a “ friend with benefits” situation , added : “ You can argue that high rent charged by landlords is taking advantage too .
“ There’ s no compulsion for them to do this . Everyone goes into it with their eyes wide open .
“ I am the last type of person who ’ d like to take advantage . Both sides have something the other person wants . I see it as a win-win situation . ”
He rejected claims it could be construed as sexual exploitation, saying that people working in jobs they did not enjoy was “ like a form of prostitution . ”
Craigslist did not respond to requests for comment , DailyMail claims