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Beacon Valley residents receive their title deeds<p>​</p><span><p>Alderman Twigg, together with Subcouncil 12 chairperson, Solomon Philander, handed over the title deeds to beneficiaries.</p><p>‘Empowering residents who were previously denied access to property ownership is one of the City’s key priority areas to bring about redress. The handing over of title deeds allows home owners to live in dignity in a home they can call theirs. It is an investment that will grow in value and that will become an asset for them and their loved ones. There is no greater pride than taking care of a house that you can call your own and turning it into a home.</p> <figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img"> <img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/titledeeds%20bv1.jpg" alt="" style="width:804px;" /> </figure></span><span><p>‘Many families still live as tenants or without ownership rights in houses they have lived in for generations. Handing over title deeds is a way in which the City is able to rectify the injustices of the past.</p><p>‘As part of the education around being responsible property owners, we are partnering with the financial sector to help empower our beneficiaries with the much-needed information to make informed decisions about financial matters related to their assets, such as wills, testaments and insurance.</p> <figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img"> <img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/titledeeds%20bv2jpg.jpg" alt="" style="width:876px;" /> </figure></span><span><p>‘Service delivery is about improving the lives of people and adding value to their livelihoods – this day is a firm demonstration of our commitment to build a caring and inclusive city,’ said Alderman Twigg.<br> </p> <figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img"> <img class="responsive" src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/titledeeds%20bv3.jpg" alt="" style="width:812px;" /> </figure></span><p>Captions:<br>1: Beneficiary Samuel Petersen with Alderman Grant Twigg, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Management.<br>2: Subcouncil 12 Manager Mcebisi Johnson Fetu, Subcouncil 12 Chairperson Solomon Philander with beneficiary Elaine Morksen and Alderman Grant Twigg. <br>3. Beneficiaries.</p><p><br><strong>End</strong></p><span>​​</span><span>​​</span><span>​​</span>2021-06-14T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#d662b000-ebd9-4cff-8d9f-ae22c105ed6c;L0|#0d662b000-ebd9-4cff-8d9f-ae22c105ed6c|title deed;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#4f905c08-072a-43d2-8461-0505ce3c90ba;L0|#04f905c08-072a-43d2-8461-0505ce3c90ba|beneficiary10

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