Chitungwiza Municipality is set to approve a home ownership scheme that will allow it to sell 50 houses in Unit N, Chitungwiza, to tenants who have been living in the properties for at least two years.
Speaking to The Herald, Chitungwiza Municipality director of Housing and Community Services Mrs Hazel Sithole said that all 50 tenants applied for the scheme and the allocation committee will meet to discuss to consider the applications in case of objections. Said Sithole:
The 21 days that we indicated in our advert lapsed on October 5. We are now left with coming up with the date for the allocation committee to sit so that they discuss to consider the applications in case of objections. Those without objections will be successful. In case of any objections, the committee will consider them and we will recommend for resolution to full council. In case of objections, cases shall be treated individually and assessed on their own merit. She said after that they will come up with a proposed payment plan to be approved by the caretaker council. People are always difficult to persuade when it comes to payments and they usually need that extra push, sometimes, for them to respond. The offer letter shall contain the terms and conditions of the offer.