The government intends to have dealt with its housing backlog by the year 2030, Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale said on Thursday.
The Johannesburg Social Housing Company has been recognised internationally, winning the most prestigious human settlement award.
The property industry’s next boom may come from affordable housing.
The Alternative Building Technologies Indaba is looking for sustainable solutions on the road to overcoming the housing backlog.
The Johannesburg Social Housing Company (Joshco) has received the highest recognition from the UN for its innovative human settlements projects.