Housing

Families snub R1-billion housing project

Brickvale farmers say the tiny plots are totally unsuited to their needs

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News | 29 November 2022

Blue Downs residents block road after five days without power

Eskom does not have the right material to fix the problem

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Brief | 28 November 2022

Stellenbosch backyarders threaten to occupy golf course

Backyard Dwellers’ Forum say they’ve been left out while others are housed

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Brief | 23 November 2022

Masiphumelele struggles to rebuild after devastating fire

About 1,800 people were left homeless in the second fire to rip through the township in less than a month

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News | 22 November 2022

Innovative double-storey housing project for Khayelitsha

Former shack dwellers move into new model houses

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News | 21 November 2022

Stopping people from letting their cattle graze amounts to eviction, says judge

Land Claims Court says the Constitution requires that ESTA be given a “generous interpretation”

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Law | 21 November 2022

25,000 people live in Tshwane’s squalid apartheid hostels

Broken windows, filthy and broken toilets, terrible stink: the hostels are crumbling and there’s no money to fix them

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News | 16 November 2022

Woodstock residents rattled by police raid

The City of Cape Town says Cissie Gool House has been “hijacked” and that Reclaim the City has lost control

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News | 16 November 2022

What happened to Cape Town’s promised affordable housing policy?

Activists launch report on urgent need for “inclusive” housing policy

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News | 14 November 2022

“We begged them not to take our belongings”

Homeless community removed from Gqeberha’s Grahamstown Bridge

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Brief | 11 November 2022

Magistrate accused of bias in eviction case

Venice Burgins had made her views on Communicare clear in social media posts. Yet she failed to recuse herself from a case involving the social housing company.

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News | 9 November 2022

“We just ran for safety,” says fire victim

Nompumelelo Maqhulumane is among nearly 160 left homeless by a fire in Buffalo City on Sunday

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Brief | 8 November 2022

City of Johannesburg commits to addressing homelessness

“We cannot blame homelessness on the people experiencing it” says academic

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Brief | 4 November 2022

Gauteng government backtracks on housing promises

From a “mega project” to an “upgrade”: Marikana Soutpan families are still waiting

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News | 2 November 2022

Gomora in Joburg is where dreams go to die

Families crowd into tiny rooms, with no electricity or water, making a living as best they can

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Feature | 31 October 2022

Eastern Cape farm families plead for access to electricity and water

But farmers explain it is too costly for them to pay to install the infrastructure

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News | 31 October 2022