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WATCH:NMB human settlement MMC speaks about the R8million to be spent demolishing houses

MAY 15, 2018

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro will be using around R8 million from the R178.8 million Urban Settlement Development Grant (USDG) that it got from National Treasury to demolish several poorly-constructed duplex flats in Motherwell, Port Elizabeth.

Councillors agreed last week to ensure the R178.8 million municipal grant does not return to National Treasuryat the end of the financial year in June.

The duplexes, which are part of a failed housing project in the area, have become both an eye-sore and a source of concern for local residents.

 

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