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Owners of large Wall Gardens still suffer a year after a certificate of completion was issued and the house occupied.

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According to sources, homeowners living in Chinese-built apartments on the Athi River are slums in their homes.

“The questions of homeowners and their lawyers are not answered. It is unfortunate that people spent between Sh3.5 to Sh4 million on your property (Zeyun Yang), ”a source told the reporter.

The source said that homeowners have not yet received their leases even after efforts from their officials.

On May 3, 2019, homeowners wrote to the developer, Edermann, and their attorneys Simba and Simba expressing their concern over the delay in processing the small rental.

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“We are deeply concerned that the registration of leases has been delayed, which has put homeowners at greater risk of penalties for unpaid stamp duty including depriving homeowners of the benefit of realizing their investment if they want to give up their property,” Great Wall wrote. Gardens River Home Owners Association read.

Michael Olanya, Sales and Sales Manager of Erdemann Property Limited, defended the delayed processing of the small lease noting that they will be ready by the end of the year.

It has been two years since Olanya promised to rent down to legitimate homeowners.

The officials’ grievances have been met with threats to terminate the sale agreement.

Currently, the Chinese national is turning parking spaces into shops even as homeowners complain about a lack of parking space.

“When asked, do you say that the owners did not buy parking spaces – REALLY? Homeowners bought their houses based on the layout, parking and other common services.

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It is also alleged that the stamp duty on concerned homeowners paid more than a year ago has not yet been submitted to the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).

In 2019, a landlord known as Sophia Mwendwa told her Rate“We paid stamp duty in 2017 and so far, we have not yet received our lease.”

The author also understands that Mr Yang has been selling electricity at high prices without a license from the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA).

Mr Yang would later obtain a temporary license after residents filed a complaint with the regulatory authority.

The rooms are located on a 30-acre plot of land on the Athi River and were rented as affordable places for middle- and low-income earners.

Distraught homeowners are now seeking government intervention as they accuse Mr Yang of “colonialism”.

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