From: Zelerod's Doom
From: Zelerod's Doom, Ch 11. ' "You haven't heard! The Nivet Council had the Army break into four Householdings. They confiscated all the Gens,even Companions, looted, and torched the buildings. The local militia joined the Army regulars and vented their frustrations,legally." '
In the face of being attacked from all sides the Council threatens to confiscate all Householdings, but Klyd manages to get them to agree to the program, based on Risa's suggestions, where the citizens get channel's transfer, and in some cases, Gen transfer.