What expenses are included in the housing allowance?

Rent or mortgage payments. Including principal, interest, real estate taxes, insurance, closing costs, and down payment.Furniture, appliances, computers, curtains, rugs, vacuum sweepers, washing machines, dryers, pictures, kitchen and garage utensils.Utilities:  heat, electric, telephone or cell phone, water, cable TV, sewer charge, wood for fireplace, and internet.Cleaning supplies, brooms, light bulbs, lawn care.miscellaneous repairs.

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