|Nyatsime owners want to move in|
|Wednesday, 09 May 2012 00:00|
occupied their properties while others are demanding a refund with some complaining they can no longer sustain rentals. Through their representatives, the residents expressed anger towards the municipality following reports that there was no money to develop the stands.
Part of the US$2.5 million raised from the project since 2009 has been used to pay salaries, legal fees and computer development with only US$544 855 going towards servicing the stands.
Seven years ago, Chitungwiza sold residential stands in the virgin Nyatsime area where more than 15 000 residential and commercial stands were created.
The stands were bought during the Zimbabwe dollar era but when the multicurrency regime was introduced beneficiaries were asked to pay top ups of US$900, which included survey and title deeds fees.