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Tuesday to ask for some kind of relief.
Longtime Mayor JoAnn Seghini said she is sympathetic to the Applewood residents.
"I know a lot of those people. They are retired and love it there," she said. "When I saw it was purchased by a company affiliated with Ivory Homes, I thought, ‘Oh, wow.’ "
But the mayor said she is unsure how Midvale can help them. "Their rent has gone up and it’s going to go up again," she said. "They’ll be forced out. It’s heartbreaking."
The Applewood residents will not go quietly, Stoven said.
"Everybody needs to realize that one day you’re going to be a senior," she said. "We need to educate the world to take better care of our seniors."
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