The Minister of Housing, Emmanuelle Wargon, at the Elysee Palace on July 27, 2020. -

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A real obsession for owners, the eviction of squatters could be simplified.

The Minister in charge of Housing, Emmanuelle Wargon supported an amendment in this direction on Monday, after an owner saw his second home occupied by a family without their consent, on the Côte d'Azur.

Located in Théoule-sur-Mer, the property has been occupied for nearly three weeks, since the end of August, by a family and their children.

The property was returned and "accommodation offered to the occupying family," said the minister.

Speed ​​up procedural deadlines

Emmanuelle Wargon has therefore decided not to stop there.

Faced with this situation, she began "in-depth work" with her services "from last Monday", she said.

This study "highlighted" according to her "the need to improve and simplify the law in order, in particular, to accelerate the time limits for procedures and to reaffirm the principles of protection of owners and tenants against squatters".

Thank you for this support, @EmmWargon #squatters: I tabled this amendment which will be debated this week in the # ASAP👇 bill

- Guillaume Kasbarian (@guillaumekasba) September 14, 2020

"It is for this reason that I bring my support to the amendment tabled by the rapporteur of the bill" Acceleration and simplification of public action "(Asap), the deputy Guillaume Kasbarian", she said. Explain.

"An amendment will be tabled to fight against squatters. It will allow accelerated procedures", announced in #RTLSoir the Minister for Housing @EmmWargon

- RTL France (@RTLFrance) September 14, 2020

"This amendment says a very simple thing: whether it is a main residence or a secondary residence, or even an occasional residence, from the moment you find a squatter at home, you file a complaint, you make it clear that it is good. at home and then you call the prefect, ”also detailed the minister on



"The prefect has 48 hours to answer you and at the end of 48 hours the prefect himself gives notice to the squatter to leave", she continued, adding that this "will greatly accelerate the procedures".


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