Rent Control

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Description: Silent b-roll of rundown buildings and bad living conditions. Thomas Atkins holds a press conference. Exteriors of Boston Rehabilitation Plan Building. 154 Seaver St. Thomas Atkins walks through apartments, examining living conditions. Several takes of reporter standup on the rent strike. Cuts of Atkins and others speaking at press conference on Boston's attempts at building rehabilitation as part of a HUD program, and problems with the implementation of the program. They explain the efforts of the tenants to solve these problems, and the new tactics they are using against the officials and landlords.