HUMAN SETTLEMENTS BUDGET VOTE EXPOSES STALLING DELIVERY, OFFERS NO TANGIBLE STRATEGY

NDIFUNA UKWAZI PRESS RELEASE: 11 May 2022 HUMAN SETTLEMENTS BUDGET VOTE EXPOSES STALLING DELIVERY, OFFERS NO TANGIBLE STRATEGY On Tuesday, 9 May, the National Minister of Human Settlements Mmamoloko Kubayi released the 2022 Human Settlements Budget Vote that stipulates how the South African government will deliver government-subsidised housing across all provinces. The budget vote from the…

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City of Cape Town threatens to illegal evict unhoused people

On a cold Friday morning, the City of Cape Town’s Law Enforcement arrived at the corner of Buitenkant Street to threaten unhoused people with an illegal eviction. Some of the residents are Gelderbloem clients – who are challenging the constitutionality of the City’s conduct on unhoused people – this is disingenuous. The City provided a…

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Advice Assembly 10 week programme

📢Do you need to learn more about eviction law?📢 NU is hosting a 10-week Advice Assembly programme from 18 May onwards, every Wednesday from 5pm – 7pm at Bertha House in Mowbray, Cape Town RSVP: 065 993 1324 on Whatsapp to join or DM us.

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Rental Housing Tribunal – Aired 19 May 2022

In case you’ve missed it! RENTAL HOUSING TRIBUNAL Courts can be expensive for both landlord and tenant. We advocate for meaningful engagements between landlord and tenants prior to taking legal action – in most cases this isn’t the prefered route. The Rental Housing Tribunal plays a role of a mediator in eviction matters. In this…

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PETITION: City of Cape Town must rescind the Unlawful Occupation By-Law NOW!

PETITION: The City of Cape Town has to properly address the need for well-located land & housing, instead of criminalising (fining and arresting) those who need it! Sign here and demand that the City of Cape Town rescind the Unlawful Occupation By-Law NOW! https://bit.ly/38LXfQj The City’s Draft Unlawful Occupation By-Law criminalises unlawful occupation by creating several…

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Empty Plots and Promises Commemoration Walking Tour

Meeting Point: 36 Mountain Road, Woodstock Date: Saturday, 16 July 2022 Time: 09:30 to leave at 10:00 Duration: Approximately 3 hours, (including the documentary and discussion thereafter). RSVP Here About the event: On Saturday 16 July, Reclaim the City in partnership with Ndifuna Ukwazi will host the “Empty Plots and Promises Commemoration Walking Tour” to…

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EMPTY PLOTS, EMPTY PROMISES

On 16 July, Reclaim the City & Ndifuna Ukwazi held a commemoration walking tour to reset pressure on the City of Cape Town to meet its constitutionally mandated obligation to address spatial apartheid through advancing access to land and adequate housing in well-located areas. The demands of RTC & NU is for the City to…

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