What has been granted in the Tafelberg leave to appeal?

Leave to appeal the sale was denied, but a higher court is to hear appeals on a number of related issues


30 April 2021

Tafelberg: Four years of battle

The campaign that led to a landmark court decision on housing


2 September 2020

Victory for housing activists in landmark Tafelberg case

Court rescinds sale of land, orders City of Cape Town and Western Cape government to create new housing policy


31 August 2020

Decision on disputed Sea Point property expected in 2020

“The applicants’ rights and the state’s obligations are two sides of the same coin”


29 November 2019

Phyllis Jowell Jewish Day School promises some affordable housing on Tafelberg site

But social housing won’t work, says school’s advocate


28 November 2019

Judges question province’s argument in Tafelberg case

No social housing has been built in the inner city, says judge


27 November 2019

Court case on future of Sea Point property begins

Western Cape government wants Tafelberg to be sold to a private school, while housing activists want it to be used for affordable housing


25 November 2019

Land activists march through Sea Point ahead of court case

Tafelberg property to be sold to a private school developer, but Reclaim the City want it for affordable housing


22 November 2019

Activists suspect security company of attacking them

“Leave this building, you cannot stay here. This building doesn’t belong to you!”


21 August 2017

Armed attack on occupiers of Helen Bowden Nurses Home

Activists believe it was politically motivated


24 July 2017

Activists go to court to overturn Tafelberg sale

Campaigners want Sea Point property to be used for affordable housing

By and

8 May 2017

Activists occupy Cape Town building for over a month

“They thought if they switched the electricity off we were going to move out, but we won’t”


3 May 2017

National Treasury and Western Cape government in spat over Tafelberg sale

Premier’s office warns about distortion by “political agendas”


18 April 2017

City of Cape Town takes bold step in Tafelberg battle

Sea Point could be eligible for affordable housing subsidy


28 March 2017

Housing activists occupy state-owned buildings near Cape Town centre

Civil disobedience action follows provincial government’s decision not to build social housing on Tafelberg property in Sea Point


27 March 2017

Jewish Capetonians sign petition calling for social housing at Tafelberg

Tafelberg property could “advance equality and integration”


13 March 2017