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Boston cracks down on landlords, issues nearly 3,000 fines

Boston city inspectors issued about 2,800 fines for sanitary code violations, more than 100 abatement orders, and 20 fines for housing code infractions during college students’ busy move-in period.

In addition, the city scheduled condemnation hearings for three properties as officials cracked down on landlords during Labor Day weekend.

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