Over 140,000 housing units could be delivered within the Western Cape in the coming decade according to the Western Cape housing budget.
Inclusionary Housing can play a key role in catering for more diverse income groups in well-located parts of Cape Town. So how can the delivery of this type of housing be accelerated ? Key thoughts have emerged from our research.
Read about a new mechanism that incentivises developers to build affordable housing in well-located areas in Cape Town.
This article is part of our 80:20 series. It discusses the meaning of “well-located”, and the role of policies and urban planning alongside architecture for affordable housing.
A series of graphics demonstrating a number of potential scenarios for the integration of different housing tenures in Woodstock and Salt River.
Urban designer Azraa Rawoot speculates about the potential for the 5 affordable housing sites in Woodstock and Salt River to be released to developers by the City of Cape Town.
Students at the Institute of Design Thinking in Cape Town explore the possibilities for a housing development model which generates revenues to sustain and support the livelihood of its tenants.
The Lynedoch village is the first ecologically designed socially mixed intentional community in South Africa. Adrian Lotter reflects on some of the challenges and opportunities for the projcet.
Read about 6 changes to city policies that could get more developers to build mixed-income housing.
Communicare, like other social enterprises, is disrupting the housing sector with an innovative response to the social needs facing our society.