Only council can issue land

HARARE - City Council (HCC) will not entertain individuals or groupings such as housing cooperatives and pay schemes claiming to have identified or discovered open land in the city.

“People should not buy land from anyone who does not have proof of ownership in the form of a title deed. The city housing department is in the process of properly allocating land to people applying for the same through council,” the City council said.

HCC added that people should desist from being involved in land dealings that are not initiated by council as the City is aware of all its land making any claims of land discovery unrealistic and corrupt.

“We are inundated with claims of discovery for housing and commercial land. If any such land is available it will be advertised in the press as per council policy.”

According to the Council, any attempts to circumvent the law will be turned down. 

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Comments (2)

...that belongs to the council. Not all land in the city boroughs is owned by the council. NdeyavaHarari...varidzi venyika. Tikadaro hazvifambi , mdc councilors have enriched themselves in the last 18yrs vanhu vachiroja kukuwadzana 10 people imba imwechete. Hatingatambe nenyika...zvirinani tichengetere vasati vasvika. Your point is part correct.

Kwete.... - 13 December 2018

If you check the Salisbury land registry 1979 Muchawana kuti kwanga kune ma crown properties asiri e kanzuru uye asiri ehurumende. You still have copies dating back a century mu library yenyu , please check. Nzvimbo idzi dzinofanira kuchengetedzwa hadzibatwe newese , uye , mapurazi evarungu mudheze me guta haazi eyu...'Kule chiyangwa moita muchibhadhara pamakatora' . Those 650K ha countrywide , dzirikuverengwa , then each year income will be declared. Panekukumbira zvikwereti kuvambambi , crown lands can gen US$650Mn gore rega rega , after tax , for 50 good year , chero minda yakarara . Mari yevana nana amai vavo Order yakanaka , pawa yakashata. Hakuna munhu asina nzvimbo yekugara.

The Crown - 13 December 2018

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