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An agency for social and institutional housing development

About Us

Who We Are

AfriKhaya Housing Development Agency is a registered Non Profit Company (NPC) specifically created to deliver quality living environments with a particular focus on social housing. The Company is incorporated as a Non Profit Company (NPC), as defined in the Companies Act, 2008 (2). The Company is incorporated in accordance with, and governed by

  • the provisions of the Companies Act, 2008 without any limitations, extension, variation or substitution and;
  • the provisions of the Memorandum of Incorporation, as amended.

AfriKhaya is a social housing institution i.e. a legal entity established with the primary objective of developing and managing housing stock that has been funded through the grant programs of the Social Housing Regulatory Authority and other participating entities.

AfriKhaya is a conditionally accredited Social Housing Institution

The key participants in the formation process were Ivan Steenkamp, Jim Badenhorst and Gordon Africa. These entrepreneurs have a passion for social development initiatives that run parallel to and also in tandem with their private businesses.

AfriKhaya aims to develop and manage property in the social housing market. In alignment with Goal 11 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), AfriKhaya aims at making the settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable.

AfriKhaya projects will be characterized by the establishment of viable, socially and economically integrated communities that is located so as to provide convenient access to economic opportunities as well as health, educational and social amenities.


Quality Living Environments

Mission Statement

“To provide, own and manage social housing that creates stable and empowered communities through program-enriched interventions”

  • AfriKhaya, the leader in the creation of stable, vibrant and healthy communities by developing, owning and managing affordable, program-enriched housing for families.
  • AfriKhaya, empowering communities through supportive programs to improve the economic status of residents, to transform neighborhoods and to stabilize lives.
  • AfriKhaya, a provider of choice and a property manager of virtuous repute.


A basic perspective and behaviour which is attentive, considerate and shows special regard for the inherent dignity of persons and the sacredness of creation;

AfriKhaya is accountable for the quality of our job performance, the responsible stewardship of the resources entrusted to us and for exemplifying our core values, towards all stakeholders recognising individual contribution to collective success;

Both internally among the AfriKhaya staff and externally with communities, technical service providers and stakeholders, AfriKhaya will work collaboratively, seeking the input of those who are affected by our work, and partner with like-minded groups to achieve our mission;

In addressing housing needs and project challenges;

Continual exploration of new tools and processes to fulfil AfriKhaya’s purpose;

Clients are at the heart of all that AfriKhaya does;

Draw from diverse communities of interest and expertise;

Commitment to relevance, accuracy and responsible stewardship of the AfriKhaya Development;

Through personal and professional commitment to our purpose.