Name of the Organization : Western Cape Government
Status of Facility : Social Housing Service
Head Office : Pretoria
Western Cape Social Housing Service
** Social Housing is a rental or co-operative housing option for households earning between R1 501 – R7 500 per month.
** Social Housing projects require management by an institution, which should be an accredited Social Housing Institution.
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** Social Housing projects should be developed within areas that contribute to spatial, economic and social development.
Who can access the service?
** Households earning between R1 501 – R7 500 per month.
How does someone qualify for the service?
You qualify for the service if you are :
** Married or cohabiting.
** A single person with financial dependants.
** A South African citizen.
** Competent to contract.
** Have a joint monthly household income of between R1 501 – R7 500.
** Not benefitted previously from a Government Housing Programme.
** Registered on the Municipal Housing Demand Database.
How do I access the service?
Look out for :
** Adverts for applications placed in local newspapers.
** Contact the office of the Social Housing Institution (SHI), where you will be screened in line with criteria.
** Successful applicants are invited to attend information and education sessions.
Where do I find the forms I need to fill in?
** Forms are obtainable from the following Social Housing Institutions :
Official contacts :
** Communicare – 021 421 6008
** SOHCO -086 107 6426
** CTCHC -021 552 1780
** Own Haven – 086 169 6428
** DOMUS – 021 471 4300
** Madulammoho – 011 725 3284
Are there any related services, and why are they related?
** Institutional Subsidies – Rent to Own principle geared at lower income households
** Gap Market – Catering to individuals in R3 500 – R15 000 income bracket