Dakar tenants sharing a hallway as a kitchen
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Senegal landlords told to lower rents

Thomas Fessy looks at impact of law in Senegal which forces landlords to lower rents

From the end of February, tenants in Senegal will pay less for accommodation.

Many families in the capital, Dakar, spend more than half their income on rent.

In an attempt to regulate the market, the government has ordered landlords to bring down rental prices.

Thomas Fessy reports.

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