The City of Johannesburg is embarking on a debt rehabilitation education drive.
The meetings which will lead to customer registration on September 1 will be conducted in all City of Johannesburg Regions until the end of August.
The programme is aimed at assisting defaulting customers and bringing them back into good standing on their municipal accounts. Strained households who meet the criteria below are encouraged to apply for the municipal debt rehabilitation.
?Write-off are only applicable to residential account holders.
?Account balance is in arrears more than 90 days as at 30 June 2019.
?Combined gross income must be between R4 750 and R22 000 per month and
?Market value of property owned by the applicant must not exceed R600 000.
Qualifying customers will receive immediate relief through a 50% of the debt write off. They also qualify for a further write-off of the outstanding debt if they comply with all conditions of the programme. These include among others, keeping their current accounts up to date for a 3 year period, and allowing for regular inspection of metered services.
The below is a list of venues and dates planned for public meetings in KAE surrounding areas (Region A).
? 20 August 2019
?Midrand Fire Station, Auditorium
First Street and Smuts Street
? 18:00 – 20:00
? 22 August 2019
? Rabie Ridge Community Hall
3 Korhaan Street
? 18:00 – 20:00
? 24 August 2019
? Lord Khanyile Hall
4325 Makhaya Drive
? 10:00 – 12:00
The meetings will be followed by a range of stakeholder roadshows during the latter part of the campaign, details of which will be communicated in due course