Real Estate Articles
City cuts red tape to speed up housing delivery
The City of Cape Town is to chase up its application for housing accreditation in an effort to fast track the delivery of housing in the Cape metropole.
City plans to resolve most of Valuation objections by end of June 2008
"The City of Cape Town is making good progress with the valuation objection process and wishes to assure ratepayers it is doing everything possible to ensure that objections are resolved within the shortest possible time", says Christopher Gavor, Director: Valuations in the Finance Directorate.
City's Housing List is easy to access
The City of Cape Town is facing major challenges in trying to address the housing backlog and this requires a progressive and innovative approach to housing provision and allocation.
Improvements to City's Property Management Department will promote economic growth
The City of Cape Town today announced the appointment of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, an international firm of consultants, to effect essential business process improvements in its Property Management Department.
Cape Town exceeds Building Approval Targets
The City of Cape Town has exceeded its performance targets for building plan approvals and land use applications for the past two years.
City adopts Gated Development Policy
The City’s Planning & Environment Portfolio Committee has adopted the new Gated Development Policy, which will be implemented from 1 February 2008. A “gated” development refers to a physical area or development that is walled or fenced off from its surroundings and where general public access is monitored, controlled, restricted or prevented in any way, often by means of gates or booms at a specific point.
Valuation objections: City appeals for patience
Some time has elapsed since the objection process commenced and naturally some owners and objectors may be concerned that they have yet to be contacted by the City valuers about resolving their objections. We want to give everyone the assurance that we are committed to resolving each objection as quickly as possible.
City cautions against Housing Land scams
It has come to the attention of the City of Cape Town that there are companies/organisations claiming to have access to Council-owned land for housing development.
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