Gauteng authorities urged to streak up housing allocations after unlawful invasions
By ANA Reporter Sep 15, 2020
Johannesburg – South Africa’s main opposition Democratic Alliance on Tuesday urged the Gauteng authorities to urge housing allocations, announcing a preference of accomplished but unoccupied items all around the province had been illegally invaded.
Accomplished housing items in Fleurhof, south-west of Johannesburg, had been invaded and a few vandalised, while 342 items and 754 condominium rooms had been illegally occupied at the Malibongwe Ridge mission within the metropolis, talked about DA provincial legislator Mervyn Cirota, who heads the human settlements portfolio.
In Meadowlands within the sprawling Soweto township, 230 items remained unoccupied after completion, as did 34 items at Mzimhlophe in Orlando West.
In Clayville Extension 45, Ward 1 and Extension 71, Ward 92 in Tembisa, unlawful occupants had moreover taken over residential items, amid allegations that authorities officers had sold the homes, Cirota talked about.
He urged Gauteng’s Department of Human Settlements and Cooperative Governance and Mature Affairs to ensure no accomplished housing items had been left unoccupied and to envision the rightful beneficiaries in time in present to support away from delays in allocations.
“The unlawful occupants are costing the division extra money in phrases of fine prices for eviction orders, eviction processes moreover repairs for the damages,” talked about Cirota.
The DA would table questions within the legislature to Gauteng member of the govt.council for housing Lebogang Maile to be taught how many accomplished and unoccupied housing items the province had, and why that they had now no longer been distributed, the provincial member of parliament added.
African News Agency (ANA)