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Introduction
Sohco Amalinda Housing is a non-profit distributing company committed to the development and management of social housing in the Buffalo City, Cape Town and Durban Metropolitan areas of South Africa. The company’s primary purpose is the development of quality, affordable residential property for low income households, and in particular formerly disadvantaged members of the community who qualify for the government housing subsidy. This includes families with special needs such as the disabled, young adults with a regular income and single parent families.



Valley View (Hillary Durban)
Valley View is a 157 unit development on the crest of Charles Winser Drive, Hillary. Units are built in two to four story walk up blocks of flats. The flats are two bedroom units overlooking the city and suburb of Seaview and Hillary. The flats are two bedroom units overlooking the city and suburb of Seaview and Hillary. The units overlook a valley of bushveld thicket that is part of ...............

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Port View (Durban)

Port View is a 142 unit inner city development between St George's Street and Diakonia Avenue that has resulted from the conversion of four buildings to affordable rental residential units and ground floor commercial units. Port View is located in the inner city area, within walking distance of work, recreational, health, shopping and some educational opportunities. Social amenities and an inner city park form part of the neighbourhood. You will live close to major transport...........

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River View (Umkhumbaan)
River View is a 330 unit development along the banks of the Umkhumbaan River. Situated in the Cato Manor area this development is made up of three story walk-up blocks of flats. The flats are 2 bed-units that will allow you to live close to a major hospital, transport routes, technical college and enterprise hub. You will be close to major sports and on taxi….

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Amalinda (East London)

In 1999 the SOHCO Amalinda Project was initiated, with the support of the Flemish government, to address the prevailing shortage of social housing stock in Buffalo City in the Eastern Cape. Market surveys, land assembly, planning and funding applications were prepared and subsidies approved in early 2000, for the development of Sohco’s first project, Amalinda Village, in East London. Construction of Amalinda Village, which has 598 units, began in 2001. It consists of a series of 12 to 20-unit blocks, grouped around a central open space. 493 units have two bedrooms, 65 units…..

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Emerald Sky (East London)

Located on Leighton Rd off Amalinda Main Road, Amalinda, East London. Close to schools, shopping centres, transport nodes and employment. This development of 840 apartments is a mixture of studio. one bedroom and two bedroom units. The design of the units and housing complex allows for energy and administrative efficiency. Sunlight is maximized and rooms allow for easy entertainment. The development has open spaces and recreational spaces for adults and space………

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Steen Villa (Cape Town)

Located in Cape Town on Military Road, directly adjacent to the Steenberg Station, bus and taxi routes. There is a church, mosque and a community recreation hall that facilitates indoor basketball and ballroom dancing for children and adults.  It also acts as a pension and grant pay point. Crèches, as well as primary and high schools are close to the site. The design of the 600 units comprises of a series of one two and three……….

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