Evacuation of a squat in Bordeaux (illustration).


S. Ortola / 20 minutes

No winter break for squatters.

The police carried out a new evacuation on Monday at 82 rue Hortense in the Bastide-Niel district, in Bordeaux.

This follows a court decision to release five apartments managed by the lessor CDC Habitat.

The premises had been squatted for two years.

Thirty people were housed there, including four families with children attending school in the neighborhood as well as five precarious young people, according to an association.

This new evacuation made the ecological town hall of Bordeaux react.

She insisted on recalling that "it is the State's responsibility to ensure that no one, adult or child, is left in the street".

To offer support and social support if necessary, the CCAS (communal center for social action) of Bordeaux has been mobilized with the settlements of the squat.

The mayor, Pierre Hurmic, "will be vigilant to ensure that the accommodation solutions offered to evicted people are sustainable, regretting that evictions are implemented, in the absence of emergency, and in this winter period and health crisis. unprecedented, ”again indicated the town hall of the Gironde capital.


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  • Mayor

  • Expulsion

  • Pierre Hurmic

  • Squat

  • Winter break

  • Aquitaine

  • Bordeaux