The applicant has also obtained bond finance through the National Housing Finance Corporation, an organization established to provide finance to organisations such as the applicant. One of the salient features of the scheme is the cross-subsidisation, which means that although the units are all of the same size, the rent payable by the tenant varies from tenant to tenant based on the individual tenant’s income.
Consequently, a tenant with a monthly family income of R7 500 would pay the highest rental bracket while another tenant with family income of R2 500 would pay the lowest rental bracket despite the fact that both tenants occupy an identical unit.
I set out my own view in a letter published in a London daily, the Independent, on 26 December, under the heading :”Why fight Rhodes when Mugabe is alive?
” Citing the Independent’s report of 24 December on the Rhodes Must Fall campaign in Oxford, I quoted Brian Kwoba as stating: ‘Cecil Rhodes is responsible for stealing land, massacring tens of thousands of black Africans, imposing a regime of unspeakable labour exploitation in the diamond mines and devising pro-apartheid policies. His regime has conclusively been found responsible for ‘massacring tens of thousands of black Africans’ in the 1980s in the genocidal Gukurahundi campaign against the Ndebele people in Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia).
Prof Moyo has been on a campaign against Command Agriculture which he derided as “Ugly-Culture’’ equating reports of its success as ‘‘Command Lies’’ while Minister Zhuwao vented against Zimpapers accusing the Group’s titles of promoting Command Agriculture at the expense of Zim-Asset.
This is despite the fact that Command Agriculture falls under the Food and Nutrition Cluster of Zim-Asset.
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Through this cross subsidisation, the applicant is able to provide decent accommodation for relatively low income earners. Because of the unique feature of the scheme, the prospective tenants for accommodation in the immovable property are carefully screened and allocated accommodation in the scheme on the matrix to ensure that there are sufficient tenants in various income groups to provide the cross subsidisation necessary in order to ensure that the project is economically viable.
The applicant does not subsidise the rentals and therefore it is vital for the continued well being of the scheme that all the tenants pay their rental in accordance with the matrix. Each of the respondent occupies the unit pursuant to a written lease agreement entered into with the applicant and these lease agreements are identical to each other save for the particulars of the respective respondents, the monthly rent payable and the identity of the unit let to the respective respondents.
A programme which has been spearheaded, approved by the Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, Head of State and Government, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe.“You go and say no that is not right? When he left and went independent, was he repentant?
He (President Mugabe) pronounced himself in Marondera when he was addressing the youth. And we know now that the tweeting is coming from Baba Jukwa and company; we know that.“But I think he has got to where we wanted him to.
The funding to construct the development comes from a number of sources, including the National Department of Housing which provides an institutional subsidy to the applicant for rental units for qualifying beneficiaries in a family who do not earn more than R7 500 total income per month.