Cemetery warns of evictionsA Spanish cemetery in Zaragoza, Spain city has been placing stickers on gravesites warning relatives that their loved ones could face possible eviction the cemetery is overcrowded,cramped spanish cemeteries.
The cemetery says nearly 7,000 sites out of 114,000 face eviction they could be evicted spanish cemeteries eviction non-payment. If evicted, the bodies would be moved to a common burial ground.Spanish Cemetery Warns of Evictions for Nonpayment.Pushed for space, a Spanish cemetery has begun placing stickers on thousands of burial sites whose leases are up as a warning to relatives or caretakers to pay up or face possible eviction.
Jose Abadia, deputy urban planning manager for northern Zaragoza city said Monday the city's Torrero municipal graveyard had removed remains from some 420 crypts in recent months and removed them to a common burial ground.
Torrero, like many Spanish cemeteries, no longer allows people to buy grave sites. It instead leases them out for periods of five or 49 years.Abadia said the cases involved graves whose leases had not been renewed for 15 years or more.
He said Torrero currently had some 7,000 burial sites with lapsed leases out of a total of some 114,000.