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Elderly suffering in NYC housing crisis

The US city has fewer market-rate housing options for older people than other major metropolitan areas. By Mireya Navarro and Vivian Yee
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 06:00

A ROOM WITH NO VIEW Ms Peralta, in her basement room, which has a shared bathroom and no kitchen. - PHOTO: RUTH FREMSON/THE NEW YORK TIMES

New York NUBIA Chavez and Manuel Acuña have been bouncing from rental to rental around New York City like millennials. They recently decamped to a US$700-a-month room in a Queens apartment, with a shared bathroom and no access to the kitchen except to make coffee. But Ms Chavez, a housekeeper,

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