Tshwane abandons Marry Me settlement: Broken promises leave 450 families in limbo

City says the land is private and is not in the process of being formalised


Brief | 21 May 2024

Last four traders at Salt River Market to fight their eviction

Site to be used for 1,000 affordable housing units

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News | 21 May 2024

Ratepayers block plans to upgrade informal settlement in eThekwini

There are more than 300 shacks in Havelock next to the formal suburb of Greenwood Park


News | 17 May 2024

Victims of 2022 KwaZulu-Natal floods march to demand housing

Hundreds come to central Durban to hand over memo to Premier’s office


Brief | 15 May 2024

Dozens of shacks demolished in Midrand

Shackdwellers say they’ll keep rebuilding because they have nowhere else to go


News | 14 May 2024

Activists want 12 more pieces of public land used for housing

Parking lots in Cape Town’s city centre should be used for affordable housing, says Ndifuna Ukwazi


News | 9 May 2024

Hundreds left outside in the cold and wet after Dunoon shack fire

On Tuesday afternoon, community leaders were still coordinating relief efforts for fire victims at Doornbach informal settlement in Cape Town


Brief | 7 May 2024

Race to find 48 trapped construction workers

21 people have been rescued from the site of the collapsed building in George


Brief | 7 May 2024

The long battle of 300 families for toilets and taps

The land they live on in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, has been earmarked for a hospital


Brief | 6 May 2024

Gauteng’s shelter system is “broken” because of state incompetence

Several gender-based violence shelters in the province were forced to close because of uncertainty over their funding from the Department of Social Development


News | 3 May 2024

President tells ministers to set up task team on use of public land for housing

The State Land Disposal Act allows the President to fast track the use of public land


Brief | 3 May 2024

Housing activists confront Western Cape Premier at coffee shop

Campaigners want government car parks developed for affordable inner city housing


News | 29 April 2024

Jo’burg building fire survivors march to mayor’s office

Buildings in inner city remain in “complete state of neglect, dilapidation”, says campaign coordinator


Brief | 26 April 2024

Widow’s shack demolished six times since September

100 shacks demolished by JMPD in Rabie Ridge on Saturday


News | 24 April 2024