Lowest rentals in Joburg first

Joburgers inner city will soon boast dignified housing for thousands of the city’s residents, as the Affordable Housing Company, with the JDA, is overhauling office buildings into budget-friendly housing.

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Newtown silos make trendy student accommodation

Former grain silos in Johannesburg’s Newtown are being transformed into affordable student apartments. The circular buildings are a fresh new take on the usual dormitory-style accommodation for Wits and UJ students.

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Private sector invests in the CBD

Seeing the Johannesburg Development Agency's successes, property developers are waking up to the investment opportunities in Joburg's inner city; the companies are reaping profits from refurbished upmarket apartments.

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Affordable housing for Doorfontein

Granite kitchen tops, built-in bathrooms and central hot water make the new Bree Street Frank & Hirsch housing development an attractive option for residents needing affordable, dignified accommodation.

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The JDA: a winning organisation

Organisations as diverse as Business and Arts South Africa and the civil engineering institution have recognised and honoured the JDA for its forward-thinking approach to problem-solving in an urban environment, for which it has won various awards.

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