Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Košice to demolish another apartment building in Lunik IX

The city of Košice has decided to demolish another apartment building in the Lunik IX neighbourhood that city officials said had been damaged beyond repair by some of its illegal Roma inhabitants, the TASR newswire was told by Linda Šnajdárová of Košice city hall’s press department on May 28. "The critical state of the apartment block, Hrebendova 14-16, has been worsening ... it has come to the point where the lives of people living in or around the building are endangered," TASR quoted Šnajdárová. She added than reconstruction would cost more than constructing a new building. "Overall, there are 30 apartments in the building with 225 inhabitants. Only two of these people have a valid rental agreement, all others are squatters who live at the premises illegally," stated Šnajdárová.

The city of Košice has decided to demolish another apartment building in the Lunik IX neighbourhood that city officials said had been damaged beyond repair by some of its illegal Roma inhabitants, the TASR newswire was told by Linda Šnajdárová of Košice city hall’s press department on May 28.

"The critical state of the apartment block, Hrebendova 14-16, has been worsening ... it has come to the point where the lives of people living in or around the building are endangered," TASR quoted Šnajdárová. She added than reconstruction would cost more than constructing a new building.

"Overall, there are 30 apartments in the building with 225 inhabitants. Only two of these people have a valid rental agreement, all others are squatters who live at the premises illegally," stated Šnajdárová.

The city’s spokesperson said new accommodation for these evicted residents will be provided by the city only to those individuals who have an agreement with the city who are willing and capable of paying rent.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.

Cloud computing becomes a standard

External servers are now much more secure than local business ones, according to experts.

Slovak firms have their eyes on the cloud.

Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska