Department of Human Settlements

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The formulation of South Africa's Housing Policy commenced prior to the democratic elections, with the formation of the National Housing Forum. This forum was a multi-party non-governmental negotiating body comprising 19 members from business, the community, government, development organisations and political parties outside the government at the time.

   

Latest News

The Ministry of Human Settlements has not established an inquiry into the renovations of the City of Cape Town council flats

26 May 2015

The Ministry of Human Settlements has received a number of enquiries from the media in relation to the appointment of a Commission of Enquiry into the alleged irregularities in respect of the renovation of the City of Cape Town council flats.

I wish to advise... [read more]


Minister Sisulu briefs media on Human Settlements 2015 Budget Vote

07 May 2015

The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, MP, will today, 07 May 2015 brief members of the media on the Human Settlements 2015 Budget Vote.

The media briefing will take place prior to the presentation of the Budget Vote speech to Parliament. Minister... [read more]


Cabinet approves National Government intervention to support Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in fast tracking Human Settlements Delivery

30 April 2015

Cabinet has approved a National Government intervention led by the National Department of Human Settlements to support the Human Settlements Division of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality with capacity and technical skills to address supply chain problems and also f... [read more]


Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu to visit N2 Gateway project

29 April 2015

The Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu, MP will on Sunday 03 May 2015 visit the N2 Gateway project to interact with residents and view progress made since it was launched.The Minister’s visit also forms part of her pre Budget Vote activities that will take... [read more]


Latest Speeches

22 May 2015

Speaking notes for the Deputy Minister of Human Settlements
The Honorable Mrs. Z Fredericks-Kota for the occasion of the Business Breakfast
On the 22nd of May 2015 in East London

Click here to download the complete speech.[pdf]


22 May 2015

Speaking notes for the Director General Department of Human Settlements, Mr T Zulu on the occasion of the launch of the Bachelor of Social Sciences in Human Settlements.

Click here to download the complete speech.[pdf]


12 May 2015

Address by L N Sisulu, MP, Minister of Human Settlements, on the Occasion of the Budget Vote 12 May 2015 National Council of Provinces, Parliament

Click here to download the complete speech.[pdf]