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New York City's rent-controlled tenants face 9.6% increase in leases

Monday, January 4, 2016 - 05:50
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"We have to choose between buying food or medication," says Norma Schreier (right), who shares her flat with a disabled daughter.

New York

AT a time when rent-stabilised tenants in New York City are enjoying a freeze in their rents, another group of regulated tenants - the dwindling minority in rent-controlled apartments - is facing an increase of up to 9.6 per cent over the next two years.

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