Addis Ababa City Administration Housing Development & Administration Bureau has identified 500 ownerless and illegally occupied houses in Addis Ababa
Starting from mid-August the bureau has been collecting information to identify illegal houses in the city., said Senait Damte, (engr.) head of Addis Ababa City Administration Housing Development & Administration Bureau.
Based on the search, 500 unregistered and ownerless houses are identified from Kebele and branches offices., she added.
The bureau has identified illegal houses which are owned by different unlawful means, she said adding that this action will be extended.
Finally, Senait urged the public to report the city administration whenever any ownerless or illegal owned houses are suspected.
She also announced that offices are arranged in every sub-city to receive public information concerning illegal houses.
The administration is on the way to set a free call service for this purpose, she said.
A month ago Addis Abab City Administration temporarily halts service related to land issues, including the issuance of new land lease contracts for private industrial development. The city administration said the subject is under review and will not start until after the investigation is done.
Housing, transportations, good governance, quality education, price inflation, are some of the frequently mentioned challenges of the city.