The Western Cape government delivered 150 homes to families in Gansbaai, as part of the Blompark housing project, with an additional 100 homes scheduled to be built and delivered to families by the end of March 2023.
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The Blompark housing development project in Gansbaai is expected to deliver 539 housing opportunities in its entirety and cost R71 million.
The Blompark housing development forms part of the Integrated Residential Development Programme (IRDP). This effectively means that it will consist of houses for various income groups as well as commercial and recreational spaces.
The Provincial Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, said, “As with many other construction projects across the province, it too, has contributed to amplifying the local economy. To date, there have been 13 Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) appointed, with multiple job opportunities created.”
Speaking on the progress of the development, Minister Simmers said: “I am pleased with the progress made on this site. We’ve seen 100 families move into their brand-new homes, within a year since the sod-turn. Through seamless collaborations between the two spheres of government, we are not only delivering housing opportunities but also emancipating the community with meaningful job and economic opportunities.”
The Western Cape government aims to restore the hope of our citizens through rapid service delivery of housing opportunities.
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