Project Steering Committee established for Bonteheuwel Housing Project

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE SUBCOUNCIL 5 CHAIRPERSON,COUNCILLOR COURTNEY VAN WYK.

The City has committed itself to facilitating the proposed housing development of subsidised opportunities on specific sites identified within Bonteheuwel. The project will be known as the Bonteheuwel Housing Project with the objective to provide housing opportunities for qualifying beneficiaries on the Bonteheuwel waiting list.

The City of Cape Town's Transport and Urban Development Authority: Human Settlement Implementation Branch, in collaboration with Subcouncil 5, hosted a successful public meeting on Thursday, 9 October 2018 at Bonteheuwel Civic Centre where the Project Steering Committee (PSC) was elected for the Bonteheuwel Housing Project.

Front Row: Councillor Angus McKenzie and the Subcouncil 5 Chairperson: Councillor Courtney Van Wyk with the elected Project Steering Committee members.

This was the third public engagement with the community of Bonteheuwel (Ward 50 and Ward 31) regarding the project.There were 130 community members present at the public meeting and 12 Project Steering Committee members were elected.

The meeting was initiated by the Human Settlement Implementation Branch and Public Engagement Department in collaboration with the Public Participation Department, Ward 50 Councillor: Councillor Angus McKenzie, Ward 31 Councillor: Councillor Jonathan Cupido and Subcouncil 5.

The Human Settlement Implementation Branch has commenced with the environmental and land use planning process for a proposed housing project in Bonteheuwel.

Source: City of Cape Town

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