First-time property owners in Heideveld and Kleinvlei receive their title deeds

First-time property owners in Heideveld and Kleinvlei receive their title deeds

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Ahead of the festive season, the City of Cape Town’s Transport and Urban Development Authority has handed over a total of 330 title deeds to the property owners of Breaking New Ground housing developments in Heideveld, Kleinvlei and Roosendal. These handovers are testament to the City’s commitment to empowering some of our most vulnerable residents as first-time property owners.

Belhar social housing in Cape Town first to receive green light for water and energy savings

Belhar social housing in Cape Town first to receive green light for water and energy savings

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 The Belhar Gardens social housing development is the first affordable housing project in South Africa to be recognised for its water and energy saving design by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA). This is a significant achievement, and will assist Cape Town’s water saving efforts while at the same time making the rental units more affordable for tenants. 

Council gives City go-ahead to rescue commuter rail

Council gives City go-ahead to rescue commuter rail

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 Council this morning, 26 October 2017, approved the Business Plan for the assignment of the urban rail function to the City of Cape Town. The City’s Transport and Urban Development Authority (TDA) will now approach the National Government for the necessary approvals and funding for taking over commuter rail in an incremental and structural manner. 

Free MyCiTi bus rides for registered job seekers on the way

Free MyCiTi bus rides for registered job seekers on the way

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 Economic growth, coupled with job creation, is vital for building sustainable cities. As much as it is our responsibility to ensure that we create an enabling environment that attracts investment and skills, we also want to broaden access to these opportunities to those residents who are currently excluded from the labour market but who are desperate to earn a decent living.