inner city housing

 
​The state must invest in rental stock for people earning less than R3 200 a month
​The state must invest in rental stock for people earning less than R3 200 a month
No formal rental options exist, public or private, in high density urban areas for people earning less than R3 500 a month.
Letters to the editor: August 14 to 20 2015
Letters to the editor: August 14 to 20 2015
In 2006 our movement, Abahlali BaseMjondolo, together with the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign, walked out of a nongovernmental...
Look to owners and state for 'bad buildings'
Look to owners and state for 'bad buildings'
In the past few weeks, hundreds of people have been evicted from their homes in Berea, Johannesburg, mainly from a building known as The Ridge. After...
When good property turns bad
When good property turns bad
Big locks and chains clutch closed the gates to the Ridge in Berea, Johannesburg, and guards armed with sjamboks and safety horns stand watch.
[Video]Unsafe buildings, poverty and desperation in JHB’s inner city
[Video]Unsafe buildings, poverty and desperation in JHB’s inner city
We investigate housing issues in Jo’burg’s city centre, where many impoverished people live in unsafe buildings. What is the City doing to help?
No recourse for Jo'burg's inner city evictees
No recourse for Jo'burg's inner city evictees
Kwanele Sibiya turned six months old on Thursday. He was born on December 27 last year on Sivewright Avenue, Doornfontein, under a bridge.
Dreaming of a home in a defunct factory
Dreaming of a home in a defunct factory
At first, I thought the photographer and I were lost, or the story was further inside the unassuming block of flats. Even more confusing, the tall,...

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