oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Upgrade of rental stock in the City of Cape Town

Volume 19, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The City of Cape Town realised that unsatisfactory maintenance conditions prevailed in their housing stock of 43 500 units. As a start 7 775 rental units were identified in eleven areas across the Cape Metropole in a pilot project programme for basic upgrade refurbishment in terms of the Community Residential Unit (CRU) Programme of the National Government. In August 2008 Aurecon was appointed as implementing agent for the upgrade of 3 840 units (R506 million). The areas included Hanover Park, Heideveld, Ottery (Marble Flats), Kewtown (Athlone) and Elsies River (The Range).

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