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


News | 30 April 2021

Tafelberg: Four years of battle

The campaign that led to a landmark court decision on housing


Feature | 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


News | 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”


Law | 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


Law | 28 November 2019

Judges question province’s argument in Tafelberg case

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


Law | 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


Law | 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


News | 22 November 2019

Activists suspect security company of attacking them

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


News | 21 August 2017

Armed attack on occupiers of Helen Bowden Nurses Home

Activists believe it was politically motivated


Brief | 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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Law | 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”


News | 3 May 2017

National Treasury and Western Cape government in spat over Tafelberg sale

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


News | 18 April 2017

City of Cape Town takes bold step in Tafelberg battle

Sea Point could be eligible for affordable housing subsidy


News | 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


News | 27 March 2017