Sixty-three families received the ultimate festive season gift last week (on Thursday, 12 December 2019) when they were handed the keys to new houses by Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertius Simmers and Overstrand Executive Mayor, Dudley Coetzee.
The remaining units and serviced sites of this R77.9 million Integrated Residential Development Project (IRDP) in Hawston, are expected to be finished by April 2020.
The new development is situated east of the R43 in Hawston and will be named Hawston Heights. It comprises 489 sites that include 107 residential sites for the affordable housing market in terms of the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP), 378 residential top structure sites for the Breaking New Ground (BNG), two business sites, two community zoned sites and nine open public spaces, roads and a storm water retention pond.
Of the 378 40m² in size BNG houses that will be built, 19 45m² are being built to accommodate people with disabilities.