There are various housing initiatives in the townships of Cape Town aimed at providing affordable housing to low-income families. The government’s Breaking New Ground (BNG) policy focuses on providing subsidized housing to households earning less than R3500 per month. The policy includes the construction of new houses, the upgrading of informal settlements, and the provision of services such as water, sanitation, and electricity. The government has also partnered with private developers to build mixed-income housing developments in the townships. These initiatives aim to address the housing backlog in South Africa and improve the living conditions of low-income families. However, the demand for housing in the townships is still high, and more needs to be done to provide affordable housing to those in need.