Over 140,000 housing units could be delivered within the Western Cape in the coming decade according to the Western Cape housing budget.
The Salt River Market site is a major opportunity well-located, integrated housing in Cape Town. It is time to build says Catherine Stone.
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.
Plans for multi-million rand mixed-income housing development on the Conradie Hospital site have been revived and construction is set to start in early 2018.
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.
Read about a student’s ideas for a mixed-income high-rise residential development at the Cape Town Station in order to deal with rapid urbanisation and inequality.
Various types of mixed-income housing models have been implemented throughout the world, and in particular in the US. A property studies student discusses strengths and weaknesses of some of these policy approaches and how South Africa could learn from them.