The Housing Assembly

The Housing Assembly was founded in 2011 following a series of activist workshops facilitated by ILRIG and is currently operating in the western cape, in communities like Tafelsig, Khayelitsha, Gugulethu and Blikkiesdorp to name but a few. With many of the activists coming from different areas, housing types and organizations, the need for an organization … More The Housing Assembly

September Report

Report on Housing Assembly City Wide Activities – September, 2015 September 2015 was a busy month for the Housing Assembly. We held workshops discussing the issues we face as a result of poor and bad housing conditions we live in, from informal settlements and RDP house to rental stock, TRA’s and backyarders. In these workshops … More September Report

March in Witzenberg

On August 12th the Witzenberg District of the Housing Assembly, in partnership with the Witzenberg Rural Development Centre, the Witzenberg Activist Group, and the Surplus Peoples Project held a Community March in Ceres to protest against poor housing, services and an unaccountable municipality. Housing Assembly members from Cape Town stood in solidarity with our comrades … More March in Witzenberg