Housing Costs

State calls housing agency to order

Funding has been cut over a slew of problems at the body meant to ensure low-cost homes

New housing deal proposed to break apartheid barriers

City of Cape Town could use its golf courses and bowling greens for low cost housing, says report

De Lille to consider affordable housing in Cape Town’s tallest skyscraper

Households that earn less than R15 000 per month and are currently in the city’s housing database would qualify for housing in the Zero2One tower

Marievale residents take on military and get some relief

The judge ordered that they return to their homes or that the military provide alternative accommodation

How segregated America made Trump inevitable

Collins unpacks how Trump is not very different from previous American presidents.

Mid-income SA scores on housing

South Africans have it better than most, except for that whole exchange rate business

​The state must invest in rental stock for people earning less than R3 200 a month

Informal settlements, ‘bad’ buildings and overcrowding will increase without this government intervention.

House prices rise but property values decline in real terms

Residential property prices have declined in a big way over the past seven years and there is an increased demand for rental properties as a result.

Police arrest 15 people in Roodepoort protest

Fifteen people have been arrested during protests at the Durban Deep informal settlement, where a man was shot dead earlier.

Housing: Children who don’t see the sky

Under the constant threat of eviction, a mother won't let her family leave the room. Manqoba Nxumalo reports.

Crumbling hostels refuse to go away

A lack of management as well as distrust and infighting have brought redevelopment to a halt. Kwanele Sosibo reports.

Absa: House prices are on the rise

Absa's house price index indicates that the average nominal price of houses was higher in all categories in February compared with a year ago.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.