Gauteng authorities entreated to flee up housing allocations after unlawful invasions
By ANA Reporter 19h ago
Johannesburg – South Africa’s major opposition Democratic Alliance on Tuesday entreated the Gauteng authorities to toddle housing allocations, asserting a replacement of carried out however unoccupied objects everywhere in the province had been illegally invaded.
Carried out housing objects in Fleurhof, south-west of Johannesburg, had been invaded and a few vandalised, while 342 objects and 754 condo rooms had been illegally occupied on the Malibongwe Ridge project within town, acknowledged DA provincial legislator Mervyn Cirota, who heads the human settlements portfolio.
In Meadowlands within the sprawling Soweto township, 230 objects remained unoccupied after completion, as did 34 objects at Mzimhlophe in Orlando West.
In Clayville Extension 45, Ward 1 and Extension 71, Ward 92 in Tembisa, unlawful occupants had also taken over residential objects, amid allegations that authorities officers had bought the homes, Cirota acknowledged.
He entreated Gauteng’s Division of Human Settlements and Cooperative Governance and Stale Affairs to make certain no carried out housing objects had been left unoccupied and to verify the rightful beneficiaries in time in express to handbook clear of delays in allocations.
“The unlawful occupants are costing the department more money when it involves comely costs for eviction orders, eviction processes to boot to repairs for the damages,” acknowledged Cirota.
The DA would table questions within the legislature to Gauteng member of the govt. council for housing Lebogang Maile to establish what number of carried out and unoccupied housing objects the province had, and why they had no longer been allocated, the provincial member of parliament added.
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