RDP housing

 
Dispute over the occupation of RDP houses
Dispute over the occupation of RDP houses
The dangerous turn the unresolved housing situation in Palmridge, east of Johannesburg, has taken has pushed leaders into hiding. Some will only...
R1.3bn for Alex renewal project unaccounted for — residents
R1.3bn for Alex renewal project unaccounted for — residents
Over a hundred community members of Alexandra township came out to East Bank Hall, Alexandra, on Monday to share their grievances about service...
Alex citizens just want it 'to be nice'
Alex citizens just want it 'to be nice'
Martha Ranamane says that she hates that there is no fresh air in Alex. “There’s dumping next to the school, and there are toilets next to the...
Housing crisis inextricably entwined with land occupations
Housing crisis inextricably entwined with land occupations
Widespread land occupations, evictions and service delivery protests in various communities and provinces occurred across South Africa last year...
RDP house buyers beware
RDP house buyers beware
Gauteng’s housing backlog is estimated at 500 000 units — and illegal sales of RDP houses are in the tens of thousands.
Public Protector asked to probe Magashule-linked RDP projects
Public Protector asked to probe Magashule-linked RDP projects
The DA has asked the Public Protector to investigate RDP contracts in the Free State awarded to a company in which the daughter of outgoing premier...
‘We won’t let our children suffer’
‘We won’t let our children suffer’
Tired of waiting for the state to provide their children with basic services, parents in a school in Soweto have once again taken matters into...
Not all rejoice over Zuma’s departure
Not all rejoice over Zuma’s departure
Elizabeth Lihloka weeps quietly and wipes the tears from her eyes with a cloth. “I’m crying because of Zuma. He helped us.”
Townships are still a world apart
Townships are still a world apart
Dormitory-style, underserviced, insecure, overcrowded and noisy — this characterises the living conditions in most of South Africa’s...
Letters to the editor: January 27 to February 2 2017
Letters to the editor: January 27 to February 2 2017
In his article “Workplace change a...
Title deeds backlog trips up RDP housing
Title deeds backlog trips up RDP housing
South Africa’s RDP housing project is the largest government-subsidised housing project in the world – it has delivered three million units in...
The long wait for service delivery in Mabopane
The long wait for service delivery in Mabopane
The most pressing issue is the sun. Here, in Mabopane, a township 50km north of Pretoria, the highveld sun is unrelenting. The half-collapsed sweet...

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