More land for housing
By Clarence Eiseb
19 September 2006
The City of Cape Town is in the processs of earmarking plots of land to be released for low–cost housing.
Forty-four hectres of land has been released to help aliviate the housing backlog, Dan Plato, mayoral committee member for human settlement said yesterday. Plato told the Cape Times that they are hoping to release an extra 44 hactres, if not more in the near future.
Thus far, land has been identified in Westlake, Wetton, Wallacedene, Southfield, Langa, Ottery, Rugby and Maitland.