Gypsy families squat in abandoned Mijas urbanisation

The police are waiting for a judge’s order to evict the 150 or so people in the Golden Hills development

Gypsy families have started squatting in an embargoed urbanisation in Mijas where they have justified the abandonment of the flats, said to be in a very poor condition, for their occupation saying otherwise they would be on the streets.

Some 150 people started to occupy the Golden Hills development of 34 apartments on Sunday. The building is owned by the bank after being embargoed from the developer, and there has been no work at the site for the past two years.
Most of those now occupying the abandoned building are young couples with children who have moved from social housing in Molino de Viento.

Local police and the Guardia Civil are now waiting for a decision from a judge regarding a possible eviction of the families.

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