TAFELBERG

Tafelberg: Four years of battle

The campaign that led to a landmark court decision on housing

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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

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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”

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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

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28 November 2019

Judges question province’s argument in Tafelberg case

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

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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

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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

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22 November 2019

Activists suspect security company of attacking them

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

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21 August 2017

Armed attack on occupiers of Helen Bowden Nurses Home

Activists believe it was politically motivated

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24 July 2017

Activists go to court to overturn Tafelberg sale

Campaigners want Sea Point property to be used for affordable housing

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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”

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3 May 2017

National Treasury and Western Cape government in spat over Tafelberg sale

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

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18 April 2017

City of Cape Town takes bold step in Tafelberg battle

Sea Point could be eligible for affordable housing subsidy

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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

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27 March 2017

Jewish Capetonians sign petition calling for social housing at Tafelberg

Tafelberg property could “advance equality and integration”

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13 March 2017

Minister Madikizela prejudges Tafelberg debate

He should recuse himself from decision on affordable housing for Sea Point property

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27 January 2017