Who is moving in and who is being forced out of George Town?
What has been the impact of the Unesco world heritage site listing on the city?
That’s the question posed in this documentary by Al Jazeera. All attention seems to be on the heritage properties and perhaps not enough on the community that lives and works in them.
Perhaps the die was cast with the lifting of the Rent Control Act during the previous administration, which allowed full-blown market forces to displace many of George Town’s long-time residents.