Urban Dynamics has been constructing houses in Soshanguve for Dev Group for the past 3 years. This includes both Engineering Rafts and Houses. The houses are 40 square meters in extent and have tiled roofs and internal plumbing.
Houses are built on erven where beneficiaries already reside under infor
mal conditions making use of local emerging contractors only. Urban Dynamics contracts the necessary contractors to construct the rafts and top-structures, supplies all building materials to site, distributes materials to the local contractors who have been engaged in the project, provides its own quality controllers on site, supplies and erects the roofs and hands over the houses for final approval to Dev Group and the Department.
The CTMM is responsible for beneficiary screening and approval.
|Status||A total of ±600 houses have been constructed to date, a further 500 are anticipated for the current financial year.|
|Project Location||Soshanguve Block W in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality (CTMM)|
|Municipality||City of Tshwane, Gauteng Province|
|Stakeholders||The project funder is the Gauteng Department of Local Government and Housing whilst the Client is Dev Group|
|Approximately R32 million|
|Allocation of subsidies is made on an annual basis and construction needs to be concluded before the end of the financial year. Average monthly delivery stands at approximately 100 houses per month.|
|Project Timeframe||Average monthly delivery: 100 houses per month|