UKZN to probe dodgy student housing deals

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal says students are being irregularly relocated to alternative accommodation to force the university into contracts with slumlords.

In a statement released on Friday, Normah Zondo, UKZN’s acting executive director of corporate relations, said the university will be investigating this practice with the aim of laying charges against the perpetrators.

“This notice also serves to advise those persons responsible for this conduct, and those students who vacate their university allocated accommodation to relocate to residences offered by these persons, that they do so at their own cost and risk,” said Zondo.

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