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 Jan_Feb 2016

Community Development Jan_Feb 2016

Monday, 22 February 2016

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Mainstreaming of Community Development

A goal of Community Development, within Own Haven Housing Association, is to build sustainable communities where projects, programmes and initiatives are facilitated to empower,...Read more

Community Development Nov - Dec 2015

Community Development Nov - Dec 2015

Thursday, 21 January 2016

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World Aids DayOn the 1 December 2015 we joined the movement to educate on World Aids Day and facilitated an Awareness Session at the Market Plaza Hall in the Haven Hills South community.The session was attended by community ...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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