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Surprised that the rental price for Kampung Susun Bayam is IDR 1.5 million, JIS Evicted Residents: We can’t afford to cover all

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – PT Jakarta Propertindo or Jakpro offers residents a rental price for the Kampung Susun Bayam unit, amounting to IDR 1.5 million per month.

This was conveyed by Jakpro, when holding a meeting with Kampung Bayam residents at the Papanggo Village Office Meeting Hall, North Jakarta on Wednesday (23/11/2022) evening.

According to the Head of the Bayam Madani Village Residents’ Farmer Group, M Furkhon, the rental price is very high and burdensome for residents.

“We were surprised. What about our capabilities,” Furkhon told Kompas.com, Friday (25/11/2022).

Also read: Residents Call Jakpro Offering Kampung Susun Bayam Rental Rates of Rp. 1.5 Million Per Month

Furkhon also regretted Jakpro’s move of setting exorbitant rental rates.

In fact, according to him, the residents of Kampung Bayam have been cooperative from the start to be evicted for the Jakarta International Stadium (JIS) construction project.

At that time, said Fukhron, residents voluntarily moved furniture to temporary housing because they were promised to get a unit in the flat.

“Supposedly, in these three years, we have certainty. Our wish is, yes, (rent rates) for maintenance and so on, (but) with a nominal value that must be commensurate with us,” said Furkhon.

Also read: Residents Stay 3 Days in Front of Kampung Susun Bayam, Ask for Clarity on Time to Occupy Residential

Residents, he continued, only depended on uncertain livelihoods ranging from scavenging, odd jobs, even being unemployed.

If you want a rental fee to occupy Kampung Susun Bayam, residents should be notified from the start.

Unfortunately, he said, the parties concerned had never mentioned the cost of living in Kampung Susun Bayam

Because of this, the residents were surprised when the Rp. 1.5 million rental fee was set.

“Lease, he said, to be returned to the maintenance process. In our opinion, this doesn’t make sense. How come we can expend manpower for maintenance,” explained Furkhon.

Also read: Reaching an Agreement with Jakpro, Residents Can Finally Immediately Occupy Kampung Susun Bayam

Jakpro claims it has agreed with residents

Previously, Jakpro said that a meeting at the Papango Village Head Office had resulted in an agreement. His party also ensured that they were trying to get residents to immediately inhabit Kampung Susun Bayam.

“Jakpro accelerates internal administration processes and coordination with related agencies. Communication with residents is carried out intensively and in marathons,” said Vice President Corporate Secretary of Jakpro Syachrial Syarif in a written statement, Thursday (24/11/2022).

According to Syachrial, from deliberations between Jakpro, DKI Jakarta Provincial Government, and residents of the prospective residents, there was an agreement that Kampung Susun Bayam would be occupied immediately after the contract for the transition period for the next six months was signed by the prospective residents.

Also read: Stories of Residents of Former Bayam Village Visiting JIS 2 Times to Ask for Handover of Keys, but Never Realized

The management determination process will also be discussed with the Provincial Government of DKI Jakarta until this Friday.

“The stages of coordination that need to be passed are quite long. While waiting for the management transition process to the Provincial Government of DKI Jakarta, we are trying to get residents to occupy their homes immediately. On Friday (25/11/2022), we will return to deliberations with prospective residents to inform final developments ,” Syachrial said.


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