Activists impatient with long wait for promised social housing

City of Cape Town says national government slow to release “well-located” land for affordable housing


12 August 2021

Cape Town golf clubs may be turned into housing - City documents

Activists welcome possible change of policy


4 June 2021

Ugly battle over social housing in Cape Town

Former employees of Communicare, dismissed for fraud, go to court to oppose evictions


12 April 2021

Court grants eviction order against alleged housing “hijackers”

Evictees say they were out of options


12 November 2020

Province and City to appeal Tafelberg judgment

Cape Town housing activists decry government decision


22 September 2020

Cape Town’s battle for spatial justice

There is a disconnect between what the City says and what it does when it comes to housing, development, and urban planning.


31 October 2019

City approves R14-billion Foreshore development despite objections

Housing activists disappointed by lack of affordable housing in proposal


25 October 2019

Social housing gets green light at Salt River Market

Activists say they will only celebrate when they see ground broken


14 August 2019

Woodstock Hospital occupiers protest in Civic Centre

City of Cape Town considering buying occupied Woodstock Hospital from Province, says mayor


7 August 2019

Shack dwellers in King William’s Town won’t relocate for electrification

Upgrade to Kanana Village means a hundred residents need to demolish their shacks


12 March 2019

Residents oppose Conradie Hospital housing plan

The site, which has stood empty for 16 years, is a battleground over the future of state subsidised housing in Cape Town


22 November 2018

Madikizela blames Salt River social housing delay on Herron

Housing activists protest outside DA press conference


8 November 2018

Why did the City of Cape Town delay social housing in Salt River?

Brett Herron and DA councillors trade accusations


7 November 2018

Can subsidised rentals help solve the housing crisis?

It’s an idea whose time has come but it is not a cure-all


27 June 2018

Families living in tents outside complex they were evicted from

But some tenants of Steenvilla are angry with rent-defaulters and want them gone


19 June 2018

Dozens of families evicted at Cape Town’s largest social housing project

Previous attempt to remove Steenvilla households who are behind on their rent failed

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6 June 2018