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Card image 14 November 2019 GroundUp

Western Cape government confronts City of Cape Town over “appalling unhygienic” conditions in Dunoon

City says it has “a service delivery obligation but is not itself the cause of the pollution”

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Buffalo City Municipality evicts people illegally occupying RDP houses

The Buffalo City Municipality in the Eastern Cape is evicting people who illegally occupied RDP houses at Fynbos in East

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13 November 2019 R News

ECDC begins evictions to recover R40 million in unpaid rentals at Butterworth

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) has begun an eviction process of 45 tenants through an order of the court at its Butterworth residential and industrial properties...

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Card image 15 November 2019 New Frame

No resolution in sight for Cape Town occupation

Occupiers who moved into a former old age home in Observatory have been forced to live on the pavement outside the abandoned building. Now they’re waiting for the city to relocate them.

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Card image 11 November 2019 Cape Talk

CoCT greenlights feasibility analysis for inclusionary housing policy

Mayoral Committee Member for Human Settlements Malusi Booi says it will consult various stakeholders in drawing up policy.

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Card image 10 November 2019 EWN

COCT PLANS TO UNDERTAKE FEASIBILITY ANALYSIS AHEAD OF DRAFTING HOUSING POLICY

The city announced it would develop an inclusionary housing policy last year.

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Card image 11 November 2019 Daily Maverick

Cape Town CBD a step closer to affordable housing

The City of Cape Town should by 2021 have a draft of an inclusionary housing policy for the working class, in what Human Settlements Mayoral Committee Member Malusi Booi said would ‘potentially facilitate and advance greater spatial equality’.

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Card image 08 November 2019 GroundUp

Small towns are missing the chance to change apartheid’s geography

With political will, it can be done

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Card image 07 November 2019 IOL

Klein Akker evictions: Didiza engaging Cape leaders to find lasting solution for families

Minister Thoko Didiza says her department was still engaging the Western Cape government and the City of Cape Town to find a lasting solution.

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Card image 06 November 2019 IOL

Municipal Planning Tribunal rejects proposed Woodstock development

Reclaim the City's Karen Dendricks said: “For whom is this development if it excludes poor and working-class people who survived the Group Areas Act?"

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