Lacalle Pou inaugurated the relocation of the Kennedy neighborhood

Lacalle Pou inaugurated the relocation of the Kennedy neighborhood
February 21, 2024 – 14:56

The Municipality of Maldonado began the relocation of the 530 people from the Kennedy settlement, in Punta del Este, and the first six houses have already been delivered.

The government began the relocation of the 530 families of the settlement Kennedy in Maldonado, in an event that was attended by the president of Uruguay Luis Lacalle Pou, the vice president Beatriz Argimon and the departmental mayor Enrique Antía.

“In Maldonado We share the joy of the families who received their new homes, in the relocation of the Kennedy neighborhood express Lacalle Pou through social networks, sharing images of the event that marked the beginning of the families’ relocation.

The event, which took place on the property that will receive the 530 families, included the officialization of the delivery of the first six houses of the 376 in total that will be delivered during the first stage – which will conclude in March – of the housing project. The rest will receive the properties throughout 2024, but the objective is to end the year with all family groups relocated, including the only family that still refuses to abandon the settlement installed 60 years ago, and with which the mayor still communicates. find yourself negotiating.

After the completion of the relocation, the Kennedy homes will be demolished and the property will be cleaned and then sold in 2025, in which the department of Maldonado He expects them to be good figures due to the good location of the land. In turn, the money from the sale will be used to amortize part of the 55 million dollars that the State requested in loan to build the new neighborhood.

A historic day

Prior to the inauguration ceremony of the relocation, Mayor Enrique Antía witnessed the demolition of the first house in the Kennedy settlement, and referred to the event as “a historic day for Maldonado, in which the quality of people’s lives begins to improve.”

So far, 11 houses in the neighborhood have already been demolished to prevent them from being occupied and the settlement from returning.

According to Antía, the construction of the new neighborhood for the 530 families is an “immense social project” that is carried out with the acceptance of all the neighbors and “a lot of effort.”

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Also present at the event was the pre-candidate of the Laura Raffo National Partywhich he also described as “a historic day for the department of Maldonado and for the entire country” the first day of relocation.

“We accompany Alejandro Lussich, member of our Housing technical team, at the beginning of the relocation process of the Kennedy settlement in Maldonado after 60 years. Today the first neighbors were able to arrive at their new home. A great joy! “She expressed on social networks.

In turn, Raffo highlighted that “an impressive job was carried out, in record time and putting the neighbor as the center, which is the most important thing.”

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