Flats get fixed

2017-04-25 06:01

Ocean View rental blocks will receive a facelift next month, as funding is approved for maintenance.

Around R2m has been allocated to paint half a dozen flat blocks, says Stuart Diamond, Mayco member for assets and facilities management, following reports of leaking roofs and walls.

“The project scope includes the external painting of five blocks and the replacement of the flat roofs only.

“Residents are advised to lodge all other maintenance service requests with the Ocean View housing office,” he says.

“The proposed renovations are due to residents raising their concerns with respect to [water leaks] and the general appearance of the external walls and roofs,” he says.

Following the complaints, councillors of subcouncil 19 advised tenants that the renovations would be implemented as and when funding became available over future financial years, adds Diamond.

The work is now scheduled to start next month, and is expected to end in June if all goes according to plan, Diamond says.

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