SA Affordable Housing January / February 2017 // Issue: 62 - Page 14

NEWS City’s housing database growing by 1 000 a month On average, the City of Cape Town’s housing database is growing by more than 1 000 applications a month, an adminheavy challenge that will soon be significantly improved. P rotecting its integrity as well as enhancing the accuracy of the database through technology and innovation is increasingly vital to ensure a fair and systematic way of delivering housing opportunities. There are about 300 000 applicants registered on the database who have expressed their need for a housing opportunity. As the need is pronounced, the database must be protected and managed properly to ensure that potential beneficiaries stand a fair chance at receiving housing. Shortly, the City’s housing database will be linked to its property database which will enable City data administration staff to immediately see whether an applicant already owns a prop W'GvFFRWG&F0vVBBFR6GW&rbFFf"7V6Ɩ6F2@&WfVBv7FVBFRB&W6W&6W2VƖgpƖ6F266&FrFFR7&FW&f"&V6Vfr7FFW7V'6F6VBW6r'GVGƖ6G2vfP&WfW6ǒvVB&W'GFBVƖgf"'GVGv6ffW2vW'6Vff'G2&R6VFW"vvFFR7W'BbFP6G( 2f&F77FV2BFV6wFW'FVBFW&F6FR&WBbGWƖ6FR&V6&G2खfV&W"#BFR6G( 2FvFW6rFF&6Pv2V6VBFVƖ6G27&72FRWG&FWFFRFV"FWF2BF&Vv7FW"FRFF&6R76Rg&VRW"FFFR&RFRWpƖ6G2fR&Vv7FW&VBW6rFRƖRW6r'F2bFV6V&W"#RƖ6G2fR6&VV&PF6V6FR7FGW2bFV"W6rƖ6F'6VFp42vFFV"2FvBFVFGV&W"fvVB'76RBFV"7W&RFCC7VrFf6FrFVVvFg&FRV6WGFVVG2F&V7F&FRbFRV6FV&"WG&BFRVBb7BV"FR6G( 2&6֗GFVPV&W"f"V6WGFVVG26V6"&VVF7Ff֖VV66VBFR'F6RbfrW6pFF&6Rv62&FV7FVBWFFVBBVFFVBF&WfVBVWVR֧VrBFFFW&rVƖRFR"WG&FR6G( 2FF&6R2'VখFWVFVFǒg&FRFB&f6vfW&VG2FVvFR6G( 2&VVf6'Ɨ7@6'&W7G2vFFRƖ6G2v&RFRFF&6W0bFW"7W&W2bvfW&VBGW&rFR6W76Gf6Pv2vfVrFvRFWVFVBFF&6R@ T%dT%%T%#pdd$D$P4U4prFV7W&Rf&W72vVB6W2FFR6F`W6r'GVFW2( W"FF&6R26WfW&f&Rv26R@f&W2WfV2b66W726G&B2'FBF@VWF&6VBVRB66W727&F6FFFFFFRFF&6R2g&VRg&FVFƗF6FW&fW&V6R6V6'2fWrFRFF&6R'WBB6vRFWF2v6fR&VV6GW&VBBF22RvFBvR&RG'rFV7W&Rf&W72@G&7&V7( &r6VvR2vWGFr&Vv7FW&VBƖ6G2FWFFRFV"6F7BFWF2B6'&V7BfƖB@V&W'27W'&VFǒvRfR&WBRfƖB"&氤BV&W'2W"77FVB7BbFR6F7@V&W'2bFW6R&VVf6&W2&R6'&V7B6vR6@6F7BFV&VV&W"bvR6BvWBBb&VVf6'vVB2FV"66RF&V6VfRW6p'GVGB2vfVFFRWBW'6FRƗ7B( 606V6"f֖VFR"WG&( 2&6֗GFVRV&W"f V6WGFVVG26V6"&&vV66W0FBFW&R2&f"w&VFW"6GF6G'FW'60vrf'v&B( vRFR"WG&fR&r6VvR`&VVf6'vVVBBW6rF֖7G&F@6&R7BgVBvrbR&RFRƗ7B vW&RR&RFRƗ7B( ХFǒf"6RFR6Gb6RFv( 2W6pFF&6RƖR&W6FVG26VBf6CGGvV#6WFvvbvV#t#$ƖRࠢ%FR"WG&2&r6VvR`&VVf6'vVVBBW6pF֖7G&FB6&R7BgVBvrbR&RFRƗ7B vW&RR&RFRƗ7B