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Housing for poor is my priority, says De Lille

Patricia de Lille says her appointment as minister of public works and infrastructure is a “great opportunity” to address spatial justice in all towns and cities across South Africa. She said she would work with all three spheres of government to...

Using science for sustainable human settlements

The future of South Africa’s housing and neighbourhoods will be on display at the Off-the-Wall Human Settlements Showcase, which will be held in Pretoria on 8 and 9 February 2019. Hosted by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)...
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Ekurhuleni accelerates housing delivery

The City of Ekurhuleni reports that some of its mega housing projects are taking shape in line with the municipality’s commitment to deliver 100 000 housing units. Tembisa Ext. 25 Over R140 million has been set aside to build over 3 000 housing...
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Cape’s council units receive a facelift

The City of Cape Town recently upgraded its Council rental units (CRUs) in Atlantis and Hout Bay at a total cost of R9 million. The City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Assets and Facilities Management, Stuart Diamond says the extensive upgrade...