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

MINISTER SISULU TO VISIT LWANDLE, STRAND TO ACCESS PROGRESS

14 July 2014

The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu will today, 14 July 2014, visit Lwandle in Strand to access the progress on the construction of Emergency Houses.

The Minister will also pay a visit to a mother who is a community member of Lwande who recently... [read more]


MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE MINISTERIAL ENQUIRY ON LWANDLE EVICTIONS, CAPE TOWN

30 June 2014

On 4 June 2014 the Minister of Human Settlements, Honourable Lindiwe Sisulu established a Ministerial Enquiry into the evictions of the members of the informal settlement community on Erf 32524, Lwandle/Nomzamo, Strand at the insta... [read more]


Latest Speeches

17 July 2014

Speech by L N Sisulu, Minister of Human Settlements on the Occasion of The Budget Vote of The Ministry Of Human Settlements, 17 July 2014, National Council of Provinces, Parliament

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15 July 2014

Speech by L. N Sisulu, Minister of Human Settlements on the Occasion of the Budget Vote of the Ministry of Human Settlements 15 July 2014 National Assembly Chamber, Parliament

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15 July 2014

Remarks by the Minister of Human Settlements Honourable Lindiwe Sisulu at the Budget Vote Media Briefing, Imbizo Media Room, Parliament, Cape Town, July 15, 2014

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 14, 2014 (All day)
Govan Mbeki Awards

Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg