South African property developers now have a new source of finance to help overcome the historic difficulties they have faced in obtaining cost-efficient funding to build homes that are affordable for the majority of South Africans

The national housing department is expecting to finalise its proposed inclusionary housing policy by the end of next month. It also wants to introduce legislation to assist municipalities in implementing the policy

Although house price inflation in South Africa declined last year, it was still significantly higher than other major residential property indices suggested

Wednesday, 11 April 2007 02:00

Inclusive, voluntary housing policy sought

Commercial property association Sapoa has come out in support of a voluntary, incentivised, inclusive housing policy rather than a compulsory one

Tuesday, 20 March 2007 02:00

Making affordable housing pay

An issue that needs to be addressed is the development of sufficient affordable housing to meet tremendous market demand.

International Housing Solutions (IHS), an international joint venture between MuniMae of the US and top Irish property group Howard Eurocape, has launched its operations on the African continent for the first time, opening its head office for Africa in Rosebank, Johannesburg, in January.

Thursday, 25 November 2004 02:00

Major development for Polokwane Airport

Polokwane International Airport Limited (PIAL) in Limpopo will offer vastly improved services from January 2005, as part of a major expansion programme.

Tuesday, 16 March 2004 02:00

Mbeki, king officiate at Lesotho dam

President Thabo Mbeki and Lesotho's King Letsie will officiate at a celebration to mark the completion of the first phase of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project at the Mohale Dam in Lesotho today.

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