MCP says Malawi needs descent homes

Main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has taken Malawi Housing Corporation (MHC) to task for failing to provide descent houses to Malawians.

Kunkuyu: Malawians living in MHC houses deserve to be shown a human face now

The party Campaign Director Moses Kunkuyu said people living in MHC houses are the most tortured Tenants in the country.

He said Malawians living in MHC houses deserve to be shown a human face now.

“It is sad that already the country does not have land and housing policies that create an enabling environment for people to afford decent housing and own land. Malawi Housing Corporation houses are in bad shape and the corporation does not take care of them,” said Kunkuyu.

According to Kunkuyu, it is unfortunate that rentals keep on rising while the houses are not maintained.

“Others have lived in these houses for over 30 or 40 years. They should be considered to buy at concessional prices. There is a housing crisis in the country and people are falling prey to some unscrupulous estate agents who cheat on those looking for houses,” Kunkuyu said.

He further blamed MHC and City Authorities for pouncing on innocent victims with hefty land purchase charges.

“Others bought land in places like Manja and Chiwembe and other places from recognised traditional leaders, ESCOM and water board connected their services and later MHC and city pouncE on innocent victims with hefty land purchase charges,” he said.

Meanwhile, some residents residing in MHC houses have asked MCP leadership to seriously consider developing policies that will ease access to land and housing by the citizens.

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sato

MCP should have fought for the plight of these tenants in parliament and not wait for elections. The leadership of MCP is as much culpable as the government for your silence on the matter. MCP should apologise because it slept on duty these past 4 years.

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MCP has very weak leadership

Mike Tembwe
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Mike Tembwe

Muwona kuti mutani malume. Your cheap propaganda will not stop MCP from occupying state house next year

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Mike Tembwe

MCP has been pushing for different issues in Parliament and DPP, UTM members, UDF and recently PP have been shooting down those issues , not out of Malawians interest, but out of just to frustrate MCP. So to say MCP should apologize is basically a misplaced comment. To say MCP has been sleeping on the job is not only basic propaganda, but also fallacious. Pezani nkhani ina madala. Iyi ilibe msuzi.

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