Housing

Green Point “Tent City”: Homeless camp’s days are numbered

Relocation options unsatisfactory for many of the occupiers

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Feature | 20 February 2024

Taxi operators stop City from relocating families in Khayelitsha

Ward councillor says the move is urgently needed in order to fix sewage pipes affecting the whole area

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Brief | 19 February 2024

Families stuck in transit camp as eThekwini housing project remains incomplete

They were relocated in 2019 to make way for the housing project. But their living conditions have deteriorated since then

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Brief | 16 February 2024

Evicted Alexandra families spend the night on the street

Dozens of families evicted from container housing by the City of Johannesburg

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News | 13 February 2024

Mamelodi flood victims demand City keeps its promise to relocate them

City of Tshwane says Mavuso residents will be relocated to land acquired by the provincial government

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Brief | 12 February 2024

Students sleep on the floor at CPUT amid housing funding blunder

The university says its own accredited and leased residences have already reached full capacity

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News | 12 February 2024

Huge Gugulethu housing project dead in the water

Successive failure of construction companies leaves families waiting

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News | 8 February 2024

Court battle looms over Observatory pavement occupation

The City wants to move the occupiers to Delft South but they say that’s too far away

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News | 2 February 2024

Battle in Khayelitsha over occupied land

The Khayelitsha Community Trust plans to build a private hospital displacing informal settlement formed during Covid

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News | 2 February 2024

Tenants say they’ve been abandoned in Benoni’s crumbling apartheid-era municipal flats

80-year-old Sarah Govender has lived in the Actonville flats since the 1980s

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News | 2 February 2024

Nine years later, here is how Wolwerivier is doing

Residents of the City’s emergency housing development face unemployment, extreme heat, and overcrowding. But “we have achieved a lot” says a community member

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News | 1 February 2024

Housing project for 500 Dunoon families put on hold

Western Cape government revising its plan and budget

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News | 31 January 2024

Laundry offers free showers to homeless people

LaundReCycle is energy and water self-sufficient. It has been running since 2021 at the Streetscapes Urban Farm.

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Brief | 30 January 2024

Shack dwellers build makeshift speed bumps on ‘deadly’ road

At least two people died and three shacks were destroyed in a taxi accident on Old Faure Road near Mfuleni on Friday

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News | 29 January 2024

A Quiet Lion: A Tribute to land activist Moss Sekobane

He was a tireless worker for the rights of the vulnerable

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Obituary | 29 January 2024