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the maintenance required to keep something in good working order
  • Of course, tenant selection helps, they stagger the rents, the families who make twelve hundred a year pay more for the same apartment to help carry the families who make six hundred a year—you know, underdog milked to help somebody underdoggier—but still, the cost of the building and the upkeep must be as low as humanly possible.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (88% in)

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