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 April - June 2015

Community Development April - June 2015

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

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Over the last few months, house visits have been done at the Reservoir Mews complex, and a tenant community development group has been established. Youth Day marked the very first event planned by our Tenant CD group, with t...Read more

Community Development March 2015

Community Development March 2015

Friday, 27 March 2015

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Happy Hearts Soup Kitchen

It is almost 3 years since we started our Happy Hearts Soup Kitchen, and this charity effort is still providing much relief in the Haven Hills South (Egoli/Sewende Laan) community.

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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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