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Inwoners trek gou by Brickfields in

Alicestine October

© Sake-Beeld

Die grootste openbare en private vennootskap in Suid-Afrikaanse behuising, die Brickfields-behuisingsprojek in Newtown, Johannesburg, is goed op dreef.

'n Vorderingsverslag oor die ontwikkeling is Vrydag bekend gemaak en het saamgeval met 'n terreinbesoek deur onder andere mnr. Taffy Adler, uitvoerende hoof van die Johannesburgse behuisingsmaatskappy (JHC) en me. Lindiwe Sisulu, minister van behuising.

Rented social housing caught in inner-city trap

© The Sunday Independent

In an earlier column (July 2003), I offered an introductory glance at co-operative housing in the Johannesburg area - our
crowded, ever-rushed industrial and economic capital.

That touched on collaboration among householders with the aim of securing desperately needed homes. It also illustrated two instances of these self-help housing efforts.

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