City of Cape Town revamps community units
By Sasha Forbes
26 November 2008
The City of Cape Town’s R300 million re-vamp of over 7 700 of its rental units is off to a good start. These units are in Manenberg, Scottsdene, Scottsville, Connaugh, Uitsig, Woodlands, Heideveild, Hanover Park, Kewtown and Ottery.
Spokesperson for the City of Cape Town Charles Cooper says the programme in various phases will address the major the maintenance of the cities total 43 500 properties.
Cooper also said “the refurbishment will also include general renovations to buildings, roofs and the plumbing system, installing ceilings and gysers where they are required. Fencing will also be put up and refuse management will be seen to, area lighting, greening of the area and provision for a recreation facility will also be given attention too.”
The City hopes that this project will create stronger communities and also improve the lives of those people with in these communities.