This Wednesday, October 20, around forty squatted apartments in the Midi residence in Toulouse were evacuated by the national police.
Nearly 100 people were evacuated from the apartments they occupied this Wednesday, October 20 in a residence in the Saouzelong district in Toulouse. A large operation carried out by the national police in application of a court decision dated July 30.
At the request of the owners
In total, around forty apartments had been invested for several weeks at 15 rue du Midi. It is the owners of all the squatted apartments in this district of Toulouse who requested the evacuation, after the granting after the granting of the assistance of the police force by the prefect of Haute-Garonne on September 8, 2021.
“The number of illegal occupations in this building has been steadily increasing since this summer. In mid-October, more than 40 units were squatted, even though many tenants live in the building. This situation created many difficulties for their daily lives, ”indicates the prefecture. Of the 99 people evacuated yesterday, 16 were subjected to a Obligation to leave French territory (OQTF).
(Source: press release)