WC Summit to address housing for farmers

Western Cape Human Settlement's MEC, Bonginkosi Madikizela, says his department will be hosting a partnership summit that will be focusing on Employer Assisted Housing with a number of stakeholders across industries.

He says the summit was suggested by farmers when it emerged that a number of farm workers cannot afford to buy houses.

Many of the farmers accepted this challenge...

Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Human Settlements MEC

I am excited about this because it puts to the fore the issue of housing as a matter that must be addressed in partnership with a number of stakeholders.

Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Human Settlements MEC

Madikizela says the city is looking at introducing alternative building technologies to construct houses that are cost effective.

To hear more about the summit, listen here:


Recommended

by THE NEWSROOM
Read More
DA's interim WC leader says he will address Helen Zille on her colonial tweet

DA's interim WC leader says he will address Helen Zille on her colonial tweet

Democratic Alliance's Bonginkosi Madikizela stated that he can't pronounce on whether Zille will be recalled or not.

Factions of Imizamo Yethu residents won’t budge and will continue to rebuild

Factions of Imizamo Yethu residents won’t budge and will continue to rebuild

MEC for Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela says he has met with community leaders and groups have agreed to hold off.

Debate: Democratic Alliance and its search for identity

Debate: Democratic Alliance and its search for identity

Criticisms over DA's ideological leanings lead to a re-branding but some people remain skeptical of its positoning in SA politics.

Bonginkosi Madikizela insists all is well within the DA

Bonginkosi Madikizela insists all is well within the DA

Newly elected Western Cape DA leader Bonginkosi Madikizela says the focus for the party is the 2019 general elections.

Madikizela plans to forge unity within the DA in the Western Cape

Madikizela plans to forge unity within the DA in the Western Cape

CapeTalk's Africa Melane speaks to the newly elected Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela about his plans for the province.

Human Settlements MEC on a mission to provide affordable housing in WC

Human Settlements MEC on a mission to provide affordable housing in WC

WC Human Settlements MEC, Bonginkosi Madikizela, has been in talks with different municipalities about affordable housing.

Popular articles
Social media give President Ramaphosa the nod

Social media give President Ramaphosa the nod

Social media reacts with love and hope to President Ramaphosa's maiden State Of the Nation Address.

‘Maimane, Malema will find Ramaphosa harder to deal with than easy-target Zuma’

‘Maimane, Malema will find Ramaphosa harder to deal with than easy-target Zuma’

Afternoon Drive’s Stephen Grootes interviews Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Security Studies Judith February.

EFF's walk out was bizarre - Baleka Mbete

EFF's walk out was bizarre - Baleka Mbete

Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete shares her views on the future of Parliament and the readiness for Sona 2018

Hawks video shows fugitive Ajay Gupta leaving SA

Hawks video shows fugitive Ajay Gupta leaving SA

The Hawks are in possession of video footage showing Gupta, wanted in connection with Vrede dairy farm scandal, leaving SA.

Hope Ramaphosa: Cyril never lifted a finger to me, he wouldn't beat a woman

Hope Ramaphosa: Cyril never lifted a finger to me, he wouldn't beat a woman

Cyril Ramaphosa's ex-wife says abuse allegations spread by EFF leader Julius Malema are an attempt to tarnish his reputation.