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Social housing progress in South Africa

The Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA) was established by the national Department of Human Settlements. The authority's 2016/17 annual report details progress in social housing, in relation to government’s National Development Plan (NDP) targets.

Policy of housing supply for people with special needs

A policy brief by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on creating adequate housing for people with special needs. It contains findings and recommendations from a research project conducted between July 2016 and March 2017 on the provision of capital funding to build, renovate and extend housing for people with special needs.