Durban cracks down on its CBD blocks of shame

30 June 2019 - 05:06 By BONGANI MTHETHWA

The eThekwini municipality, determined to give the inner city a facelift, has resorted to the courts to identify errant landlords whose properties are suffering from neglect.

The city is profiling buildings visibly in a state of decline and structurally securing them at the cost to the owners who are expected to be slapped with rates increases and penalties for decaying properties...

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