The renaming to EHC marks the City's Premier Housing Company with a focused mandate to deliver rental and social housing.
Ekurhuleni Development Company (SOC) Ltd,
Germiston Phase II Housing Company (SOC) Ltd,
Pharoe Park Housing Company (SOC) Ltd and
Lethabong Housing Institute (SOC) NPC.
It was resolved that EDC ET AL will be merged into one entity and all core functions as per the Social Housing Act (2008) and Rental Act (1999) remain unchanged but the name will be changed to Ekurhuleni Housing Company
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The Creative Social and Rental Housing Agency of Choice for the City of Ekurhuleni.
To provide social and rental housing in a sustainable manner, optimizing use of existing infrastructure and social amenities to contribute towards urban regeneration while ensuring best customer experience and forging strong strategic partnerships.
Ekurhuleni Development Company (EDC) is a municipal entity set up in 2000. It was started to undertake the development and management of rental housing stock for low and moderate-income households in the City of Ekurhuleni. EDC is a social housing institute for the low-income earners established in terms of the Social Housing Act, Municipal System Act and the Companies Act MFMA. EDC has the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM) and Gauteng Partnership Fund (GPF) as shareholders.
EDC performs two principal functions. Firstly, it act as a developer; by appointing contractors and professionals to build (in some cases refurbish) suitable housing.
Secondly, EDC manage its own rental housing stock. The rental housing portfolio includes newly built stock and existing public rental stock that will be transferred from the EMM. EDC intends to offer various unit typologies for rental ranging from communal housing and social and market rental units.
Ekurhuleni Development Company (Pty) Ltd
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