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Vast apartment blocks built without concern for code surround Cairo. Taking advantage of a loophole in the tax law, they are left technically ¿unfinished¿ so their inhabitants pay no real estate tax. This way, the government gets no revenue, and the city looks uglier than ever. It¿s a two-fer!

( Rick Steves )

Vast apartment blocks built without concern for code surround Cairo. Taking advantage of a loophole in the tax law, they are left technically ¿unfinished¿ so their inhabitants pay no real estate tax. This way, the government gets no revenue, and the city looks uglier than ever. It¿s a two-fer!

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