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.

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