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…

An area view of the Buitengracht Corridor

NU Welcomes the Release of City Land along the Buitengracht Corridor for Affordable Housing

Press Statement 4 May 2023 NU Welcomes the Release of City Land along the Buitengracht Corridor for Affordable Housing   On 6 April 2023, the City of Cape Town applied for the rezoning, consolidation and subdivision of one site along the Buitengracht Corridor (Cape Town CBD) for the future release and development of mixed-income housing.…

Another lost opportunity to build well-located affordable housing! 

Press Statement: 14 September 2022 A City of Cape Town inclusionary housing policy that was to be finalised in 2021, again delays the building of inner city affordable housing and disrupt spatial apartheid.    For the last five years, Ndifuna Ukwazi has been monitoring and objecting to  development  applications made to the Municipal Planning Tribunal,…