Housing

Asbestos roofs still haven’t been replaced in Stellenbosch municipal housing

Residents of Cloetesville flats say they keep asking for repairs to be done

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News | 28 November 2023

Pietermaritzburg shack dwellers have been relocated to flats. But some can’t afford the rent

And some residents expressed joy at living in a brick and mortar home

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Brief | 27 November 2023

Activists protest at City of Cape Town auction

Hazel Matipa’s New Church Street house was one of several properties on the same ERF which fetched a total for R13.5-million

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News | 24 November 2023

City of Cape Town calls off Maynard Street house auction

Ndifuna Ukwazi welcomes decision

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News | 23 November 2023

Protest by people left homeless by Durban fire

Human settlements MEC promised them building materials

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Brief | 22 November 2023

New housing project in Simon’s Town leaves backyarders and tenants in limbo

Shacks are being demolished as families move from Redhill to new houses in Dido Valley

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News | 22 November 2023

Mandela Park shacks petrol-bombed

This is the latest in a series of attacks on this group of land occupiers since August

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News | 21 November 2023

Farm worker family evicted, belongings dumped on the side of the road

“I am broken” says Jan Marthinus, in tears after his family was left homeless

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News | 20 November 2023

Hundreds homeless after shack fire rips through Durban settlement

MEC for Human Settlements promises to fast-track assistance

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Brief | 17 November 2023

Teenager’s drowning highlights broken promises in Kliptown

Families living in crumbling houses near the river bank say Gauteng government promised to relocate them years ago

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News | 17 November 2023

Spoekiesdorp families haunted by past evictions and uncertain future

“Many of us are here because we were evicted from farms. We were dumped here”

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News | 17 November 2023

Shack dwellers want sand mining halted

They say the sand is damaging their shacks. The City of Cape Town says the affected households will only be relocated in 2024

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News | 15 November 2023

Durban residents, dumped for 2010 world cup, protest

They were told in 2009 their temporary accommodation was only for six months

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Brief | 13 November 2023

Mitchells Plain residents refuse to accept Langa rail occupiers as neighbours

“Try to understand our plight and our current living conditions” says Langa rail occupier

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News | 9 November 2023

Hundreds of RDP houses illegally occupied in Randfontein

The occupation of more than 360 houses was sparked by allegations of corruption at the housing project

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News | 8 November 2023