Bromwell Street Case heads to Constitutional Court in challenge to the constitutionality of the City of Cape Town’s response to emergency housing needs

PRESS STATEMENT: 22 February 2024 The Constitutional Court will hear the Bromwell Street matter on Tuesday, 27th February 2024, marking a critical juncture in the fight for housing justice and tenant rights. At the heart of the case lies the constitutionality of the City of Cape Town’s housing programme and its actions in responding to…

NDIFUNA UKWAZI SEEKS INTERVENTION IN LANDMARK DISTRICT SIX CASE TO ADVOCATE FOR RACIAL REDRESS AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Press Release 20 February 2024 Yesterday, 19 February 2024, Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU) applied to the Western Cape High Court to intervene as amicus curiae (friend of the court) in a significant case concerning the historic District Six neighbourhood in Cape Town. The main application, launched by six families residing in Searle Street, District Six, on…

President, Ministers challenged to act on land reform and redistribution

Press Release 23 August President, Ministers challenged to act on land reform and redistribution Today, 8 social movements from across South Africa will submit requests to President Cyril Ramaphosa to donate 32 pieces of vacant and underutilised public land to communities living with insecure tenure by making use of the State Land Disposal Act. There…