I think that one of the qualifications of artists should be a vow of celibacy.
They should be confined to ruining only their own lives.
It varies by community. At (one local community) we've never offered them. But at most communities, we offer 2 or 3 percent off base price.
For me, poetry is the colour of Elizabeth Taylor's eyes, or the pauses in Pinter's plays - only the pauses, not the words.