affordable housing in Cape Town

Controversial R14-bn development approved

On Thursday, October 24, the Municipal Planning Tribunal approved a R14-billion development which will go up in the Mother City’s Foreshore district. According to News24, the Harbour Arch development will be the largest of its kind in the city centre. The area where the mixed-use development will go up was[…]

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Is Cape Town the most expensive city to live in?

The cost of living has risen to an almighty high, and this increases even further if you live in one of the country’s most popular cities. When you have responsibilities such as paying your rent, Wi-Fi, fuel and groceries, it can be hard to make sure you have enough money[…]

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WATCH: Octogenarian facing eviction in Cape Town

An 80-year-old Woodstock resident is at loggerheads with the City of Cape Town. Kenneth Blaine has been renting a house owned by the municipality since 1976 and now the City wants to sell it to the highest bidder, as part of its redevelopment of properties close to the inner city. Blaine[…]

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Affordable housing available, just not where most want it

Capetonians know very well the struggle of affording decent housing in the Mother City. The uphill battle for affordable housing and overall property prices in the city have left many prospective first-time homebuyers disillusioned. According to a recent report, Cape Town retains its reputation as the most expensive city for[…]

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