Makhosonte Sonjani, Vice Chair of the Hogsback Residents Association. He was born on the adjacent plot of land to Bold Point. Frustrated with the delays in he has begun to build his own home and a guesthouse, which he intends to run as a bed and breakfast
During Apartheid the workers in the mountain retreat town of Hogsback were not allowed to own their own property. They had to reside on their employer’s properties or commute from the Ciskei homeland in the valley below.
Since the early 1990’s the workers in Hogsback have been trying to get the go ahead for a low cost housing development but continue to face delays and legal challenges. The Legal Resources Centre is representing the Hogsback workers in negotiations to find a suitable site for the low cost housing development.
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