Affordable housing policy approved in Joburg

A new inclusionary housing policy has been approved by council members of the City of Johannesburg. It's a step forward in addressing spatial ineqality and transformation in the city. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - A new inclusionary housing policy has been approved by council members of the City of Johannesburg.

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It's a step forward in addressing spatial inequality and transformation in the city and it will promote accommodation opportunities for low-to-middle income households.

Reuben Masango, the City's MMC for Development Planning, said the gap between poor and rich is widening due to spatial inequality. 

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People are struggling to get accommodation close to their jobs.

The new policy aims to guide development to enrich communities closer to job opportunities, Masango said.

Source
eNCA