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Judges in shack demolition case fail to reach agreement

Matter to be reheard by three judges of the Western Cape High Court...

By James Stent 1 day ago

Land tenure rights bill moves to NCOP

The National Assembly has passed the Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Amendment (Ultra) Bill...

3 days ago

Judge in Woodstock eviction case concerned about 'spatial apartheid'

Judgment has been reserved in the case brought by long-standing tenants facing eviction from their Bromwell Street homes in Woodstock, Cape Town...

By James Stent 19 Nov 2020

Court grants eviction order against housing hijackers

The Cape High Court has granted social housing company Communicare an eviction order to remove people who have been illegally occupying units in its Albatros rental complex in Thornton for over a year...

By Marecia Damons 13 Nov 2020

Ghana has a housing crisis: what we found in Kumasi, and what needs to change

Housing is one of the most basic human needs and can have a profound impact on the happiness, lifestyle, self-esteem, and productivity of an individual...

By Lewis Abedi Asante and Richmond Juvenile Ehwi 3 Nov 2020

Housing deficit, pandemic, recession, inflation - the way forward for Nigeria's real estate industry

Real estate has become a global asset class and, as a developing nation, the Nigerian real estate market continues to evolve at an impressive pace...

By Noah Ibrahim 2 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

No housing on Rondebosch Golf Club for now

The City of Cape Town has granted in-principle approval of the Rondebosch Golf Club lease renewal, stating that the area is "not suitable for housing purposes at this point" and that it has "severe development constraints"...

By Liezl Human 23 Oct 2020

#SUSASummit: Anand Murthy speaks on radical affordable housing

These are the highlights of BridgePort Developments founder Anand Murthy's talk at the SingularityU South Africa 2020 Summit...

16 Oct 2020

Victory for housing activists in landmark Tafelberg case

Judges Patrick Gamble and Monde Samela have ruled in favour of housing activists in the landmark Tafelberg case...

By James Stent 1 Sep 2020

NHBRC fines eThekwini R1.2m for not enrolling subsidy houses under construction

The National Home Builders' Registration Council (NHBRC) Disciplinary Committee has fined the eThekwini Municipality R1.2m for failing to enrol 60 subsidy houses that were under construction at Inanda...

20 Aug 2020

Call for freeze on land sales in Khayelitsha

The newly-formed Khayelitsha Human Settlements Task Team has called for a freeze on all transfers and sales of land in Khayelitsha while a land audit is done by the City of Cape Town and made public...

By Vincent Lali 7 Aug 2020

Africa's high density urban settlements: cut the red tape and slash the cost of housing

The challenges of informal settlements have once again been thrown into the spotlight in the midst of the current pandemic...

By Astrid R.N. Haas and Victoria Delbridge 4 Aug 2020

How to respond to Cape Town's surge in land occupations

Cape Town has its hands full with land occupations. Fiery commentary from the national minister of human settlements, mayco member for human settlements and mayor emphasises the need to protect public and private land...

By Adi Kumar 28 Jul 2020

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