Media Advisory - 18 July 2011

Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale accompanied by Western Cape Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela will launch the Legacy project in Conifers -Blue Downs, Cape Town as part of the Mandela Day Celebrations.

Apart from assisting in the actual construction of houses, the Dignitaries will also take part in other community work such as planting trees and laying of lawn at the two local parks adjacent to the project site.

The Legacy project, which precedes the hosting of International Housing and Home Warranty Conference (IHHWC) in Cape Town (24-28 September 2011), aims to showcase innovative solutions by building eight double storey 60m2 houses for the subsidy sector. The houses will be allocated to vulnerable members of the community.

The Legacy project is a partnership between the National Department of Human Settlements, Western Cape Human Settlements, the City of Cape Town and National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC).

Details are as follows:
18 July 2011
Venue: Conifers -Blue Downs, Cape Town
Time: 07:00 am -12:30pm

Issued by the national department of Human Settlements

Contact Mandulo Maphumulo: 079 699 5145

Press Release Date: 
Monday, July 18, 2011