The Western Cape government said a housing subsidy to assist the most vulnerable in society, particularly low-income applicants, has been made available. In a statement released on Wednesday, Western Cape MEC for Human Settlements Tertuis Simmers said three categories of housing subsidy will be made available: non-credit linked, credit linked[…]
The fight for spatial justice in the Tafelberg land dispute continues this week from Monday until Thursday in the Cape Town High Court. The case, taken up by social movement Reclaim the City and NPO Ndifuna Ukwazi among others, symbolises an ideological battle between spatial justice and redress in Cape[…]
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[…]
By Shakirah Thebus Do not disturb the dead! This was the collective sentiment shared by ex-Simons Town residents at a public meeting held on the 7th September. The meeting was called for by the Phoenix Committee, a group devoted to those who were forcefully removed from Simon Town during the[…]
The City of Cape Town has recently announced that the sale of some 9000 council owned properties have created conflict amongst opposition parties slamming its decision to sell off homes to residents who have been paying rent for years. Mayoral Committee Member for Human Settlements Malusi Booi said the initial[…]
Reclaim the City (RTC) activists met with Premier Helen Zille on August 3 to discuss RTC’s objections to the application by the province for rezoning of the Somerset Precinct. Earlier that day, at about 4am, the RTC members had protested outside her house, GroundUp reported. The Somerset Precinct, situated between[…]
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