Council demolishes house “by mistake” in Ennerdale’s informal settlement in Lakeview – The Citizen

“Traumatized and heartbroken” were the words used by 47-year-old Sinqobile Maphosa to describe how she felt when her world collapsed when her home was demolished. On March 25, a budget of R100 302 for a house, her house, went down the drain. Maphosa wondered why me when she got a call from her neighbor informing her that her house had been demolished in the informal Ennerdale settlement in Lakeview. According to Maphosa, when she arrived at her home, there were people from the Gauteng Housing Department, escorted by operators from Red Ants Security Relocation & Eviction, along with the …