United States Vice President Joe Biden is more than a leader for the nation, he's a landlord. Biden's tenants are the same people hired by the nation to protect him, the Secret Service.
According to the Washington Times a cottage beside the Biden family home in Wilmington, Delaware is being rented out for $2,200 a month to the Secret Service.
The government is paying the rent for the cottage with Biden listed as a vendor on documentation. The Vice President has already made over $13,000 in rental payments from those who stay at the cottage while protecting him and his family. Biden the landlord has the good luck to have a rental agreement until the fall of 2013 with tenants that will not be breaking the lease.
The rent is the same for the Secret Service as it was for the last tenants.
The cottage was the former home of Biden's mother until she died in 2010. When he decided to rent the property he first offered it up to the Secret Service whose agents were renting other homes in the area. At that time the service said no. Biden then rented it to a private tenant. A year later when the tenant moved out the service approached Biden about the property.