‘Waterfall Estate should not be an enclave of the rich’: Tau

The sun setting over a golf estate. Feature text available. Picture credits: Gallo Images
The sun setting over a golf estate. Feature text available. Picture credits: Gallo Images

The exclusive multibillion-rand Waterfall Estate in Midrand‚ where the biggest mall in Africa recently opened‚ will soon accommodate social housing‚ allowing the rich and poor to live together in Johannesburg.

This announcement was made by Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau in his State of the City Address in Turffontein on Wednesday.

“We engaged with the developers of the new town in Waterfall Estate and Modderfontein to ensure there will be affordable housing included in these new mega developments‚” Tau said.

“We can say to the people of Johannesburg that we have successfully negotiated with the developer that this should not be an enclave of the rich.

“We said there must be social housing in Waterfall Estate. The same deal applies to Modderfontein development where we have entered into a similar agreement.”

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