Housing

“I stood there watching the blaze kill my family”

Relative describes her helplessness as five people die in Khayelitsha fire

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Brief | 16 May 2022

Minister promises land to people living on railway track

Fikile Mbalula tells community leaders he’ll be back in two weeks to show them the land

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Brief | 14 May 2022

Five years and two building contractors, but these houses are still not finished

“The contractor left my house without a roof, windows and doors” says Fort Beaufort resident

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News | 13 May 2022

Fresh air and better houses are weapons in the fight against TB

The disease has been rare in rich countries for 50 years, and one reason is decent housing

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Science | 10 May 2022

Thousands of farm workers face eviction with the end of the National State of Disaster, activists warn

Women on Farms march against evictions in the Western Cape

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News | 27 April 2022

You chose electricity and toilets instead of houses, families told

600 households have been hoping for houses since 1993 in Fort Beaufort

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News | 27 April 2022

Over a thousand people lose their homes in devastating shack fire

Mayco Member alleges that firefighting effort was hampered by people cutting fire hoses

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News | 17 April 2022

Thousands left destitute to face another storm expected to hit KZN this weekend

About 300 people living in a community hall near Durban need clothes, food and other essentials

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News | 14 April 2022

Major shift in housing policy is an opportunity for civil society

We need a comprehensive approach to site and service schemes

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Opinion | 14 April 2022

“My dog gets water every day but these people get it every second week,” says ward councillor

Gqeberha shack dwellers shut down R75 on Wednesday morning, demanding more services

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Brief | 13 April 2022

Devastating floods wreak havoc in eThekwini

Houses collapse in Ntuzuma north of Durban

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News | 12 April 2022

Diep River floodplain families will fight eviction

The City of Cape Town has started an eviction process now that the moratorium has lifted with the end of the State of Disaster

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News | 12 April 2022

Protesters say poor people excluded from housing indaba

Demonstrations outside and inside convention centre at Cape Town launch of land release programme

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News | 8 April 2022