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.
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.
The City of Cape Town have shared their plans for the various “Inner-City” sites, to be allocated and released for the development of affordable housing. Read some of the details and information.