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Arens 1 Alex Arens Mr. Halterman English 11 28 March 2019 Performance Task Essay Life in the New York tenements was horrible.. These tenements were overpriced and bought by rich people so they could make profits off of the people living in these tenements. Living in these tenements was very tough for people due to the fact that they were crammed into small rooms where the living conditions were poor. The living conditions were very bad because the amount of immigrants in these tenements caused many people to become sick or diseased. People payed lots of money to live in these Tenements. The richer people knew this and took advantage of it. “They paid full rent of $20 each month (about $1,300 dollars today) to their landlord so everyone had to work very hard. There were as many as 9 people living in a 3 room apartment.”(n/a, n/a. “New York Tenements.” New York Tenements Essay, 2019, /wp-content/uploads 2016/06/5thGrade_Tenement_TalH.pdf.) The renters had to work extra hard just so they could afford their rent payments. People were overcharged to live in
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