City of Cape Town announces plan for affordable housing

Mayco member for Transport Brett Herron announced the drastic plan to declare the whole City a restructuring zone which will allow for any suitable land to be used for social housing.

Herron says the plan is to create a structure that will deliver on the version to change the shape of the City and tackle the segregation brought by Apartheid.

One of the things that came out of this plan is the formation of transport and urban development unit.

Brett Herron, MAYCO for Transport

Our plan is to develop affordable housing which includes social housing in and around our CBD in places like Parow, Bellville, Claremont, Goodwood. These are perfect locations for this integration push.

Brett Herron, MAYCO for Transport

He explained how this plan will be implemented and who stands to benefit from it. He elaborated on how the city plans to make these affordable housing plan sustainable.

To hear more of the city's plans, listen below:


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