Articles related to "Municipalities"

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When ratepayers take matters into their own hands
Poor service delivery is unfortunately a sad reality for many South African towns. Instead of moaning, the residents of some small towns are taking the initiative and fixing things themselves.
A victory for property owners
Terrific news for the property market. A recent court judgment has indicated that owners will no longer be liable for historical municipal debt on their property.
Water woes for Johannesburg residents
Residents of Johannesburg will be hit with large water bills if they do not stick to the water restrictions that have been imposed by the municipality.
CPT residents prioritise service delivery
In Cape Town, the DA has increased their share of the vote in this year’s local government elections. The growing support is an effort to ensure that efficient service delivery is maintained.
Election results could benefit SA’s property market
The voters have spoken. The onus is now on parties to prove that they can deliver services effectively to the community, and better service delivery can only benefit the property market.
How do the elections influence the property market?
As South Africans go to the polls to vote in the municipal elections, what impact will the outcome have on the property market now and going forward?
66% of Gauteng residents dissatisfied with local government
Satisfaction with local municipalities in Gauteng is at all time low with residents less satisfied with their local municipalities than they were a few years ago.
Richmond Hill – the next urban renewal success story
The suburb of Richmond Hill in Port Elizabeth is on the path to becoming a huge urban renewal success.
The best and worst of SA’s municipalities
A new index compiled by Good Governance Africa (GGA) has revealed which of the country’s municipalities are performing well… and which are not.
Historic debt on a property– who is liable?
A recent Supreme Court of Appeal Judgement has got South African homeowners running scared.