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

SISULU TO HANDOVER THREE HOUSES AS SHE MARKS THE BEGINNING OF DELIVERING OVER 5000 HOUSES BY 2017 FOR MILITARY VETERANS

20 October 2014

The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu will on Monday, 20 October 2014 handover three show houses as part of the department’s programme to build almost 6000 houses by 2017 for all qualifying military veterans.

Two weeks ago Sisulu launched the progr... [read more]


SISULU TO HANDOVER HOUSE TO 102 YEAR OLD MILITARY VETERAN REBECCA KOTANE, WIFE OF THE LATE MOSES KOTANE

20 October 2014

The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu will on Monday, 20 October 2014 handover three show houses as part of the department’s programme to build almost 6000 houses by 2017 for all qualifying military veterans.

One of the recipients of these houses w... [read more]


SISULU TO ADDRESS PLANNING PRACTITIONERS AT THE 6TH PLANNING AFRICA CONFERENCE

20 October 2014

The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, will tomorrow, 21 October 2014, deliver a keynote address at the South African Planning Institute’s 6th Planning Africa Conference.

The conference is held under the theme “making great places”. Minister Sisulu... [read more]


SISULU AND HUMAN SETTLEMENTS STAKEHOLDERS COMMIT TO THE DELIVERY OF 1.5 MILLION HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES BY 2019

19 October 2014

Government and human settlements stakeholders have committed to deliver 1.5 Million housing opportunities by 2019. The commitment by banks, developers, mining companies and big employers officially declares South Africa the biggest construction site in Africa and the... [read more]


Latest Speeches

16 October 2014

Address by L N Sisulu, MP, Minister Of Human Settlements, At The Human Settlements Indaba

Click here to download the complete speech.[pdf]


22 September 2014

Improved serviced delivery through Sustainable partnerships to support ongoing Professional Development

Click here to download the complete speech.[pdf]