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Court orders City of Cape Town to leave Obs occupiers alone

Shack dwellers and homeless people who have erected a tent in Observatory, Cape Town, have obtained an urgent interim interdict that prevents the City from evicting them. The tent, home now to dozens of people, has been erected on the lawn in front of a vacated old age home, Arcadia House, owned by Cape Peninsula Organisation for the Aged (CPOA)...

21 May 2020

Heritage Western Cape approves Parow Station Precinct exemption proposal

The Parow Station Precinct could become the first in South Africa to be exempted from protections under the National Heritage Resources Act (NHRA)...

By Tariro Washinyira 15 May 2020

Solutions for landlords and tenants impacted by lockdown

If you are in the situation where your income is threatening your ability to pay rent, you must take action now, rather than later...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 1 Apr 2020

Government identifies 17 parcels of land for Covid-19 resettlement

Government has identified 17 land parcels for resettlement purposes for people who stay in informal settlements should the need arise, as the country deals with the spread of Covid-19...

30 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Housing activists call for halt to evictions

Over 20 social justice organisations have called for an urgent moratorium on all evictions in light of the coronavirus pandemic...

By Zoë Postman 23 Mar 2020

Is multi-generational living here to stay?

South Africa seems to be following the multi-generational living trend which is already prevalent in countries like the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom...

18 Mar 2020

#StartupStory: Hustlenomics is replacing shacks...one brick at a time

Backyard shacks are part of the daily lives of many townships in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Mar 2020

#Sona20: 5 positives for property

In the lead-up to Sona 2020, property experts were united in their hopes for the president's address...

By Tony Clarke 17 Feb 2020

SA's first fully-integrated, mixed-income housing development launches

South Africa's first fully-integrated, mixed-income, mixed-use development, aimed at reversing apartheid spatial planning and located near Cape Town's CBD, has been launched for sale to the public...

Issued by Leap Communications 14 Feb 2020

#Sona20: We're talking in the right direction, but actions speak louder than words

While it is hardly news that what is desperately needed in South Africa is economic growth and a dramatic increase in the employment rate, it was nevertheless reassuring...

By Carl Coetzee 14 Feb 2020

2020 SAPOA Property Development Awards open for entries

This year's edition of the SAPOA Property Development Awards for Innovative Excellence is open for entries...

10 Feb 2020

Rondebosch golf club: City of Cape Town accused of subsidising the wealthy elite

The City of Cape Town is "subsidising the wealthy elite" by planning to extend the lease on the Rondebosch golf course for another ten years at a very low rental fee, says activist group Ndifuna Ukwazi...

By Lucas Nowicki 24 Jan 2020

Mexico builds world's first 3D-printed community houses

New Story, a non-profit organisation offering pioneering solutions to end global homelessness, has announced that the world's first 3D-printed community is officially being built and it has revealed the first set of homes in Mexico...

30 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Property

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content...

17 Dec 2019

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