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JHC Recognised for Good Practice

In 2008 Johannesburg Housing Company (JHC) entered the Dubai International Award to improve the living environment. The competition organisers received 436 entries.

The winners are: The Palestinian Housing Council, Ramallah, Palestine
Water and Sanitation Extension Program (WASEP), Karachi, Pakistan.

Making the City Your Home in Post Apartheid South Africa: The Work of the Johannesburg Housing Company was selected as a Good Practice.

Other South African initiatives which were recognised are:
The Hammarsdale Sustainability Project

The President's Award

The South African Institute of Architects President's Award recognises work from across the entire profession for the contribution architecture makes to the development of a sustainable built environment and the societies which it serves.

Elangeni Social Housing Project became the first inner city housing project to attact a commercial bank loan in South Africa, paving the way for other social housing companies to attract private public partnership funding.

Savage and Dodd Architects