Sunday, January 29, 2006

Habitat Reporter

Property Snapped up in new 'dream city'

Blacks, whites buy homes in unique project, an ambitious housing plan north of Johannesburg, where people can live the South African dream of racial harmony, is moving from vision to reality.

Cosmo City, is the place where, in terms of the new National Housing Code, low-income, middle-income and high-income earners would live side by side and share the same facilities. Read more

An estimated 70 000 people are expected to live in more than 20 000 units upon its completion in 2007.

In Cape Town, despite moving all funds (including disaster management) into the N2 Gateway project budget... only 2,200 units will be provided...

Why can't Cape Town's Municipality and Provincial government - deliver the same standard as in Johannesburg?

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