Will NY City Council Finally Take Action To Save Small Businesses From Extinction?
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As small businesses disappear from the city, and bodegas and hardware stores and music venues are supplanted by chain drugstores and bank branches, or sit vacant for months, it’s worth remembering that New York City had commercial rent controls for 18 years, from 1945 to 1963. Yet much milder measures to restrain runaway rent increases have been blocked in the City Council for more than 30 years. [ more › ]


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