About Own Haven

Inspired by the second UN World Habitat Conference in 1996, the erstwhile Van der Leij Foundation, now Intervolve, initiated a training programme at Haven Hills South for the underprivileged in the townships of East London, South Africa, called the “High Return Housing Project”.

With the support of the erstwhile “Woningbouwvereniging Eigen Haard”, Own Haven Housing Association was established to own and manage the rental stock of the development, consisting of 318...Learn more about us

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Community Development Nov 2014

Community Development Nov 2014

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

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Community Development November

At the end of October we started a Homework Centre in the Haven Hills South community, also known as, Egoli and Sewende Laan. The vision of the Homework Centre, which will double up as ...Read more

Community Development Sept_Oct 2014

Community Development Sept_Oct 2014

Monday, 10 November 2014

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September marked the resuscitation of our tenant computer course. 2 tenants were chosen to participate in the 6 week course. The course has been going very well and another 2 tenants will be selected to participate during No...Read more

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Should you wish to apply for a residential property to rent, please download and complete the relevant application form below and return to our office via Fax: +27 (0) 86 674 7230 or Email: mail@ownhaven.co.za

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