Penang mulls restoring rent control for pre-war houses


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  • Tuesday, 05 Jul 2016

GEORGE TOWN: The state government is looking at re-introducing the repealed Rent Control Act to prevent the inflation of property rentals in the George Town heritage site.

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the move would stop gentrification that was driving the locals and living heritage away from pre-war houses in the core and buffer zones of heritage site.

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