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 Department Human Settlements hosts Human Settlements Conference-under the themeSUSTAINABLE FUTURE CITIES AND HUMAN SETTLEMENTS BEGIN TODAY”

The Department of Human Settlements in partnership with Nelson Mandela Metro University will be hosting a three day conference in Port Elizabeth from 5 -7 October 2016.

28 September 2016

The Department Human Settlements hosts Human Settlements Conference-under the themeSUSTAINABLE FUTURE CITIES AND HUMAN SETTLEMENTS BEGIN TODAY”... [read more]


Minister Sisulu warns Nelson Mandela Bay against taking unilateral decisions

26 September 2016

The Minister for Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu has noted reports that the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality intends demolishing poorly built double storey units which were cons... [read more]


Minister Sisulu and Celebrities to Hand Over Houses at Savannah City

20 September 2016

Members of the media are cordially invited to join Human Settlements Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu and the MEC for Human Settlements at the Celebrity Build hand-over ceremony at the... [read more]


Latest Speeches

24 September 2016

Speaking notes for Deputy Minister Zoe Kota-Fredericks at the BRICS Urbanisation Forum, Visakhatnam, India

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23 September 2016

Address by LN Sisulu, Minister of Human Settlements at the hand over of houses in Savanna City Johannesburg

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25 July 2016

General Reflections on the draft New Urban Agenda at the Third Meeting of the Habitat III Preparatory Committee Surabaya

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