With a special place in the history of community development and democratisation in South Africa for over 30 years, Planact continues to promote active citizenship, not only in Johannesburg but also in the rest of the country. Therefore, Tafelberg (or parts of it), if used for affordable housing, could set a precedent on housing delivery in SA. A victory for Tafelberg will be a victory for the marginalised residents of the Johannesburg inner city that are being forced out of the city through private sector led developments that inflate rentals.

On 19 May 2016, the Western Cape Government published an invitation for interested parties to comment on its intention to sell two properties in Tafelberg to a private day school. Planact supports the halt on the sale until meaningful public participation is adhered to by the City of Cape Town. #StopTheSale of Tafelberg!

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