Mutare residents urge council to destroy illegal homes in Dangamvura

Posted by Tayana

Mutare City Council filed a court case against 756 inhabitants of the Homeless Federation Housing Project II which it won at the magistrates courts in 2012. The council was given the go ahead to destroy the illegal homes in Dangamvura but has been struggling to raise the $300, 000 required even though the area has been declared a health hazard.

During a stakeholders meeting to discuss the allocation of stands to residents urged council to go ahead with its plans even though they say they are too broke to implement the plan. The residents argued that council was setting a bad example to other illegal housing schemes in the city by not destroying the one in Dangamvura.

More: NewZimbabwe.com



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