A Gen Z member of Congress claims he was denied a DC pad because of “very bad” credit.

Florida Democratic Rep. Maxwell Frost, the first member of Generation Z to be elected to Congress, said Thursday that he was turned down for an apartment in Washington because of “really bad” credit.

“I just applied to an apartment in DC where I told the guy I had really bad credit. He said I will be fine. Rejected, lost apartment and application fee,†Frost tweeted.

“It’s not for people who don’t have money,” added the 25-year-old congressman.

Frost, who worked as a community organizer before running for Congress in Florida’s 10th District, said she racked up debt during the campaign and was underpaid for working as an Uber driver. cost of living in the country’s capital.

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Maxwell Frost, the newly elected Democrat from Florida’s 10th District, couldn’t land the D.C. pad because of his bad credit.

Tweets by Frost.

Frost took to Twitter to express his thoughts on the state of living in the DC area.

“For those asking, I have bad credit because I was in too much debt for a year and a half for Congress. I couldn’t make enough money from Uber itself to live on,” Frost tweeted.

Frost shocked the political establishment by defeating seasoned Democratic challengers in a crowded primary before defeating Republican Calvin Wimbish in the Nov. 8 midterm election.

“It is not magic that we won a very difficult race. I quit my full-time job for this startup because I knew at 25 that I had to be a full-time candidate to win. 7 days a week, 10-12 hours a day. “It’s not sustainable or right, but we had to do it,” Frost said.

“As a candidate, you cannot give yourself a stipend or anything until the end of your campaign. So most of the running costs you no dollars unless you work a second job,” he added.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer roomed with other congressmen until 2014.

The median rent for an average-sized apartment in the District is $2,335. According to RentCafe.com. DC ranks 22nd among the nation’s 100 largest cities in terms of average rent. According to ApartmentList.com.

Lawmakers in D.C. have often resorted to unconventional living arrangements due to high housing costs, with some members of Congress even sleeping outside their offices on air mattresses or couches.

Until 2014, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) was with colleagues Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and former Rep. George Miller (D-CA).


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