Gauteng housing department addressing backlog

Gauteng's housing department says its making progress in addressing the backlog in the province. Courtesy of #DSTV403

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng's housing department says its making progress in addressing the backlog in the province but it still faces several challenges.

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The department announced early this month that it had resuscitated its urban renewal plan.

This is for areas including Alexandra, Winterveld, Bekkersdal and Kliptown.

Human Settlements MEC, Lebogang Maile said now that the process has been restarted, it should be planned better.

"The most important thing is we're not just going to be building houses without a plan," Maile said. 

Source
eNCA

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