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Nov 19, 2022

Inflation relief measures in your city or prefecture

Are you getting a break where you are from the increase in prices? Noda City, Chiba Prefecture has reduced the water bill by half for a limited time. Chiba Prefecture cooperates with some electronic payments so residents and visitors get 10% cash back for the month of November. Are you getting breaks where you are?

TonetoEdo

TonetoEdo

Living between the Tone and Edo Rivers in Higashi Katsushika area of Chiba Prefecture.

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  • genkidesu

    on Nov 20

    That's fantastic that your local area is taking the initiative to do that! Nothing here (yet), but I do hope they implement something over winter. Our electricity and gas bills go through the roof then, so some respite would be nice.

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  • Eli

    on Nov 22

    We got a 4.000 Yen coupon per person that you can use in certain shop and restaurants in the city. No reductions of water or electricity bill though.

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  • JTsu

    on Feb 25

    That's a lot more than what we're getting in Miyagi. So far, they've sent ¥5000 in vouchers for local food and such to each household to try to fight inflation and those expire at the end of this month. There were previous incarnations of this for which people had to apply at city hall and those vouchers expire at the end of this month. My husband assures me that nothing else is currently being done.

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