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Innovative Building Systems

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Innovative Building Systems

Decent housing is one of the key factors in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. It is not just about putting a roof over someone’s head. Academic research proves that access to a clean and stable home implicates an improvement in security, health and education.

Moladi, a South African based company established in 1986, makes housing accessible to low-income people through innovative and eco-friendly technology

For more information on Innovative Building Systems visit www.moladi.com

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RDP housing fraud: 1 000 officials convicted

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RDP housing fraud: 1 000 officials convictedHousing contracts worth R20bn to be investigated.Over 1000 officials have been convicted of fraud related to sub-standard government housing, the department of human settlements said on Thursday.
"Contractors who were responsible for this shoddy workmanship are currently being prosecuted and public monies being recovered," it said in a statement.
On Wednesday, Parliament's human settlements portfolio committee heard input from the SA Human Rights Commission and the Public Protector on the delivery of government housing.
The department said housing contracts worth R20 billion had been identified for investigation by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU).
"A total of 59 housing contracts worth R4bn have already been investigated and finalised. These relate to the payment of contractors for incomplete and poorly constructed houses.
"The SIU is currently conducting 13 criminal investigations on this matter. Potential public fun…

What is low cost housing?

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What is low cost housing? Decent housing is one of the key factors in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. It is not just about putting a roof over someone’s head. Academic research proves that access to a clean and stable home implicates an improvement in security, health and education.

Moladi, a South African based company established in 1986, makes housing accessible to low-income people through innovative and eco-friendly technology

The Moladi system consists of a reusable and recyclable plastic formwork mould, which is filled with stone-less concrete and a special chemical additive. This additive ensures that, once the mortar is set, the formwork can be removed – and reused up to 50 times. According to the founder Hennie Botes, the brickless walls can withstand all types of weather. The formwork is lightweight allowing easy transportation. Due to the simplicity in design and the repetitive application scheme, construction costs can be reduced significantly. The Moladi mod…

Develop entrepreneurs who create jobs food producing homes

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Develop entrepreneurs who create jobs and food producing homes
Develop entrepreneurs who create jobs and food producing homesLet's get fundamental needs and essential priorities defined – First FOOD second SHELTER (producing food and shelter creates jobs). Third - Convert work, production and product into money.   Much further down the line from these fundamental BOP needs are apps for mobile phones including Mobile Money – We focus on creating product at the BOP, combined with economic development, creating jobs and transferring skill.

Decent housing is one of the key factors in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. It is not just about putting a roof over someone’s head. Academic research proves that access to a clean and stable home implicates an improvement in security, health and education. How to build a community in a month The moladi construction system is as much about filling the basic need of housing as it is about creating sustainable entrepreneurs. What …

Demand for Affordable Housing to Escalate in Vietnam

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Demand for Affordable Housing to Escalate in Vietnam
Vietnamese affordable housing sector is expanding at a considerable pace and holds a promising future during the next 2-3 years, says RNCOS. The Vietnamese Housing Industry is a fast growing market that offers immense growth potential, as there is a huge housing shortage. Despite substantiate amount of supply and demand, the housing sector is still witnessing the significant presence of semi-permanent or temporary wooden houses without proper housing facilities. Additionally, the number of households is rising, which correspondingly is raising the housing requirements in the country. To meet the urgent requirement, a renowned focus on low-cost housing has been approached by government and concerned authorities, according to RNCOS’ recent report “Vietnam Housing Sector Forecast to 2015”.

The report forecasts the Vietnam’s housing requirement to grow with a CAGR of around 6% during 2012-2015. Much of the housing demand is expected to be…

Low Cost Housing Low-cost building system

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