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    in residential developments containing a mixture of luxurious owner-occupied and cheaper rented accommodation, a separate and less appealing entrance that has to be used by residents in the cheaper accommodation

    A luxury apartment block with a separatepoor door’ for low-income residents has been given the go-ahead in New York.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/07/2014
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