Signal Hill residents in Pietermaritzburg say relocating Jika Joe families will affect property values

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Signal Hill residents have slammed the City’s move to relocate families from Jika Joe informal settlement.
Signal Hill residents have slammed the City’s move to relocate families from Jika Joe informal settlement.
Moeketsi Mamane

Napierville and Peace Valley residents are up in arms over the possible relocation of Jika Joe residents to the area.

The residents, most of whom own property in ward 26 have said they are worried the mooted relocation to Signal Hill could affect the value of properties in the area.

Msunduzi spokesperson Thobeka Mafumbatha confirmed the relocation of Jika Joe residents to the area was in the pipeline.

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