The Philippi Opportunity Area LSDF is a plan endorsed by the local council to guide local planning and investment in public infrastructure. The plan envisions a transformed POA that includes mixeduse and transitoriented development, safe neighborhoods, and community involvement. The LSDF promotes economic development, emerging economic activities, aesthetics, and community participation. With the plan approved, the POA is ready to be a catalyst for development and change in the metrosouth east, promising sustainable development and community engagement.
The launch of the Maitland Mews Social Housing Project in Cape Town represents a significant development in addressing apartheid spatial planning and supporting the government’s mandate to create jobs and stimulate the economy in South Africa. ### Minister Kubayi highlights the crucial role of the social housing sector