04 October 2019
Update on George Municipality Housing projects
George Municipality has with the aid of provincial funding, handed over 561 houses in the Thembalethu Upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) over the past three years.
The subsidy applications is an ongoing process and as beneficiaries get approved, the contractors get appointed to construct the houses in clusters.
At the Golden Valley Housing Project, three houses that were built by Makhare Holdings has been handed over to the beneficiaries. PHP Building Supplies have to date completed 68 slabs (foundations) and 31 houses are at wall plate height (roof height).
The Metro Grounds Housing project is underway with ACV Civils appointed for the construction of civil services for water, sewerage and piping and more. The construction of top structures (houses) will commence once the installation of the civil services has been completed.
Nonyameko Malgas (Ward Committee Member of Ward 21), Clifford Madlokazi (Beneficiary Liaison Committee), Zamani Wana (house owner), Cllr Ntombi James (Ward Councillor of Ward 21) and Yvonne Mnapu (Human Settlements official) at the handover of Wana’s house.
Last published 04 October 2019