The One with the Flashback

Media Type: TV Clips Topic: Pricing, Government & the Economy


Monica explains to Joey that she acquired her apartment when her grandmother moved to Florida. "If anyone asks, I am an 87-year-old woman who is afraid of her VCR." Many rent controlled apartments are passed from one family member to another in order to avoid being removed from the program. This scene provides the context for why rent controlled apartments no longer benefit the economically disadvantaged as much as you think.

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