1) They're only interested in dealing with cases where the proposed rise exceeds that amount
2) The Committee is seen as a revenue-generator for the Municipality rather than a much-needed protection for tenants
Economists agree that runaway inflation is a very bad thing. It makes the country less competitive globally. It causes hardship for individuals and companies because their earnings are not being adjusted to keep pace with inflation. Ultimately it will make the Emirates much less attractive to investors and visitors.