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 briefs Members of Parliament on New Urban Agenda

29 November 2016

Cape Town-The Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu briefed the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements on South Africa’s participation at the Third Uni... [read more]


Minister Sisulu recognises excellence in the housing sector

20 November 2016

The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, MP will on Thursday, 24 November 2016 honour men and women in the construction sector and Provinces who continue to excel in t... [read more]


The Deputy Ministers of Human Settlements and Arts and Culture have joined forces to restore the dignity and pride of Witterwater

16 November 2016

The Deputy Ministers of Human Settlements and Arts and Culture have joined forces to restore the dignity and pride of Witterwater, a small town in the Bergrivier Local Municipal... [read more]


Latest Speeches

24 November 2016

Address by L N Sisulu, MP, Minister of Human Settlements, at the annual Govan Mbeki Awards, 24 November 2016, Durban International Convention Centre

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21 November 2016

Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Human Settlements on behalf of the Minister of Human Settlements on the occasion of the HDA Developers’ Consulatative Roundtable.

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31 October 2016

Speech by Deputy Minister Zou Kota-Fredericks at the World Cities Day Forum 2016 at Fujian, Xiamen, People’s Republic of China

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