HOUSING

Unemployed fire victims can’t afford to rebuild their homes

National Department of Human Settlements Rapid Response Team to visit Overcome on Friday to find a solution

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15 January 2021

Westville households get electricity after 10 years

Residents believe their area will be safer without illegal connections

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12 January 2021

Khayelitsha residents rally to help fire victims

Community wants New Year’s Day fire to be declared a local disaster

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11 January 2021

2020 in pictures: a year of living dangerously

Covid-19, evictions, fires and an elephant: GroundUp’s photos of the year

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22 December 2020

RETRACTED: Court sets aside eviction of social housing occupiers, for now

NO COURT ORDER WAS MADE - ARTICLE RETRACTED

21 December 2020

Woodstock facilities falling into ruin

Resident says the park and town hall have been deteriorating for years

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18 December 2020

Elderly residents won’t be left on the streets, says CPOA

About 300 residents living in Cape Flats retirement homes will be moved to other facilities

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14 December 2020

Residents of Cape Town informal settlements share their challenges

The City has said that most parcels of occupied land are not suitable for housing or permanent bulk services

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10 December 2020

Families abandoned to deadly asbestos risk

Makhanda councillor says they shouldn’t have occupied buildings

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10 December 2020

Even my cat can’t fight the huge rats, says Langa resident

Cape Town township covered in uncollected garbage

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7 December 2020

Illegally occupied RDP houses go on sale

City of Ekurhuleni says court ordered eviction to proceed pending the end of lockdown

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4 December 2020

Activists demand affordable housing in Johannesburg inner city

Some landlords increased rent in some buildings by 200% during the hard lockdown, says activist

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2 December 2020

Judges in shack demolition case fail to reach agreement

Matter to be reheard by three judges of the Western Cape High Court

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2 December 2020

Women march for farm and land rights

“Land now, food forever” demand activist organisations

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1 December 2020

Families “lost everything” in Plettenberg Bay fire

Some residents are being housed at a Temporary Relocation Area

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1 December 2020

This is where evicted people go

The City of Cape Town says there are plans to upgrade Kampies, an emergency housing location, outside Philippi

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30 November 2020