South Africa: Let's See the Real Value in RDP Houses

South Africa: Let's See the Real Value in RDP Houses - ON AUGUST 10, the North West human settlements department issued a media release - "RDP house turned into a tuckshop - Mohono acts," which described how the North West human settlements MEC Desbo Mohono had made a "startling discovery" during her visit to assess progress on a new housing project in Tlhabologang, Coligny. Here she found one of the RDP houses occupied by a businessman operating a tuckshop from the premises, while the owner, who lives on a neighbouring farm, charged the tenant R700 a month in rent. [AA Urbanisation]