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Mrs Beeton Says Rent Should Be 10% Of Household Income

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Some common sense from the past.

More can be read at Mrs Beeton online, for example, if you would like to know how to make frog soup.

Rent.

Some authorities say one-tenth, others one-eighth, of the
total income should be spent in rent, but so many circumstances such
as the size of the family, its position, and the locality in which it is
necessary to reside affect this estimate, we are disposed to think it is
a question best left for careful consideration in each individual case.
When facing the problem of taking a new and larger house, one should
bear in mind that the mere increase in rent does not represent the whole
of the extra, expense that will have to be borne, for besides rates, which
of course increase proportionately, a larger house seems invariably to
increase expenses all round. Yet it is not easy to give explicit reasons
for this undoubted tendency.

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