I don't attribute every happening going on in the country to Trump unless he's directly involved. The cost of apartments and how they are controlled is at a state or local level. There were two million rent controlled apartments in NY during the 1950's, about 22,000 now. On vacancy, the landlord can raise the rent almost as much as traffic will bear. I didn't intend to assert the lower priced apartments must be allocated to newcomers only. There are a lot of different regulations here but the odds are that if a low priced place could be found, it would be in an area where the average person wouldn't want to live. There is something called 80/20 where in exchange for some sort of favorable consideration 20 percent of the apartments in a building must be lower rent (think Lefrak?), there is also something else called rent subsidized where income must be less than $50,000 and the rent cannot exceed more than 30 percent. Getting into one of these buildings can take years on a list.
More likely to be happening is that families who are accustomed to sub-standards will share an apartment/house where the rent is split between several families. Nowhere found documented is the fact that people of color will get more consideration than whites.
Trump couldn't even get the question of citizenship on the census, how could you fine a landlord for renting to them? It might be guessed that they are, but they don't have a stamp on their forehead and it's politically incorrect to ask.
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