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New housing deal proposed to break apartheid barriers
New housing deal proposed to break apartheid barriers
While over half a million Capetonians live in informal settlements, the Rondebosch Golf Club pays the City of Cape Town only R1 000 a month for the...
Roof caves in on housing agency
Roof caves in on housing agency
The government agency whose job it is to build houses for the poor has allegedly been looted to such an extent that it has an R11-million deficit...
De Lille to consider affordable housing in Cape Town’s tallest skyscraper
De Lille to consider affordable housing in Cape Town’s tallest skyscraper
Affordable housing for households earning less than R15 000 per month may be included in one of Cape Town’s luxury inner city developments if...
Marievale residents take on military and get some relief
Marievale residents take on military and get some relief
“This is yet another one of those cases where organs of state have allowed a situation to develop to a point where a court of law is called upon...
Mid-income SA scores on housing
Mid-income SA scores on housing
Housing in Hong Kong is among the most expensive in the world and prospective first-time homeowners have given up on any aspirations of acquiring a...
​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.
House prices rise but property values decline in real terms
House prices rise but property values decline in real terms
The cost of living is rising – and so are house prices. But, in real terms, residential property prices have declined substantially over the past...
Police arrest 15 people in Roodepoort protest
Police arrest 15 people in Roodepoort protest
Fifteen people were arrested during protests at the Durban Deep informal settlement in Roodepoort, where a man was shot dead on Thursday, Gauteng...
Housing: Children who don't see the sky
Housing: Children who don't see the sky
Twelve-year-old Elles Mthimkhulu was halfway through grade two at Fordsburg Primary School this year when she left school because her family lives...
Crumbling hostels refuse to go away
Crumbling hostels refuse to go away
'At one point, [Nelson] Mandela wanted to fence us in and [Inkatha Freedom Party president] Mangosuthu [Buthelezi] said: 'No, you can't treat my...
Absa: House prices are on the rise
Absa: House prices are on the rise
The average nominal price of houses was higher in all categories in February compared with a year ago, Absa said on Tuesday as it released its...

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