HOUSING

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Housing allocation “chaos” in Umlazi

eThekwini Municipality admits “confusion” over who benefitted from housing project

By Nomfundo Xolo - 10 December 2018
Portia Michaels has stayed in Longlands for 28 years.

Farm community demands homes promised over a decade ago

Stellenbosch Municipality blames developer for delays

By Barbara Maregele - 7 December 2018
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Nearly 1,800 low-income families could benefit from Conradie Hospital housing project

Western Cape government confirms development will proceed

By Cally Ballack - 6 December 2018
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Concourt rules on debt collection notices

Justice for beneficiaries of low-cost Cape Town housing scheme

By Wilmien Wicomb - 6 December 2018
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Housing activists remove their shacks from inner city prime land

Court order brings housing protest in Cape Town CBD to an abrupt end on Tuesday night

By Daneel Knoetze - 5 December 2018
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When can a landlord evict law-abiding tenants to renovate?

More than 50 tenants of a derelict building in Hillbrow have taken their landlord to the Constitutional Court

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 5 December 2018
About 100 Reclaim the City supporters and members protest on a piece of land labeled "SiteB" in the Foreshore.

Housing activists build shacks on prime inner-city land

“We are serious about decent and well-located affordable housing,” say protesters

By Aidan Jones - 4 December 2018
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Residents of informal settlement block new housing project

Kanana families want to be housed on site

By Phathiswa Shushwana - 4 December 2018
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Court spells out to SANDF how it must accommodate Marievale residents

But application that the army is in contempt of a previous court order fails

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 3 December 2018
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Safe Space helping to reintegrate Cape Town’s homeless

“They can help you, but it’s entirely up to you if you want to change your life”

By Sophia Wilhelm - 3 December 2018
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Bo-Kaap Youth Movement calls for “peaceful and positive” solution to development impasse

Leadership denies receiving any financial compensation from property developers

By Aidan Jones - 30 November 2018
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Westville residents threaten further protests

Port Elizabeth informal settlement divided on relocation and development

By Joseph Chirume - 29 November 2018
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Getty Mrawuli, 70, has been living in one room for most of her life

“I am still waiting for that house,” says Duncan Village resident

By Chris Gilili - 29 November 2018
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Malmesbury residents march against high utility bills

“Two weeks before my husband gets paid, we have no food in the house.”

By Peter Luhanga - 23 November 2018
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Khayelitsha shack dwellers move onto vacant land to keep out “thugs”

Residents say fires which destroyed their homes started on the vacant land

By Vincent Lali - 22 November 2018
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Contempt of court application brought against SANDF

Marievale residents say order to provide them with accommodation has been ignored

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 22 November 2018