SA AWARD FOR ALOE RIDGE
THE Msunduzi Municipality’s Aloe Ridge WestgateGrange Social Housing project was runnerup in the best social housing project category during the national Govan Mbeki Awards.
The housing project, launched in April as the biggest social housing project in the country, won the first place in the provincial awards.
KZN Department of Human Settlements and the Western Cape were jointly named as the Overall Best Performing Provinces for 2017 in sustainable human settlements delivery, at an event on Thursday.
KZN won the provincial award for the fourth time in a row.
MEC Ravigasen Pillay said in a statement winning the top performing province category showed their determination to try to do things in a better way than before.
“Doing it correct comes with a lot of hard work, working as a team ... What sobers always is the huge backlog,” said Pillay. — WR.