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

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS DEPUTY MINISTER ZOU KOTA-FREDERICKS WILL VISIT HUKUWA VILLAGE IN QUEENSTOWN AS PART OF THE 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN ABUSE

09 December 2014

The Deputy Minister, together with the Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Ms Candith Mashego-Dlamini and Deputy Minister of Water & Sanitation, Ms Pam Tshwete will engage with women on empowerment opportunities and create awareness on services... [read more]


MINISTER SISULU AND HUMAN SETTLEMENTS STAKEHOLDERS PUT A CHALLENGE TO YOUNG PEOPLE

02 December 2014

The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, South Africa’s youth organisations and department’s key stakeholders signed the National Human Settlements Youth Accord (NHSYA) for active participation in sustainable human settlements development.

The youth... [read more]


SISULU HOSTS NATIONAL HUMAN SETTLEMENTS YOUTH SUMMIT AND LAUNCH OF THE HUMAN SETTLEMENTS YOUTH BRIGADE; DECEMBER 1-2, 2014

25 November 2014

On December 1, 2014 at Gallagher Estate, Midrand, The Minister of Human Settlements; Lindiwe Sisulu will hosts a National Human Settlements Youth Summit to discuss the active participation of youth in housing delivery and the strategy to position you... [read more]


HUMAN SETTLEMENTS DEPUTY MINISTER HANDS OVER 76 HOUSES BUILT BY YOUTH VOLUNTEERS IN LINDELANI, GALESHEWE

10 November 2014

Human Settlements Deputy Minister Zou Kota-Fredericks will hand over 76 houses built by a group of 100 volunteers for the indigent at Lindelani Informal Settlements, outside Galeshewe in Kimberley to commemorate the 1976 student uprising.

The 2014 Human Settle... [read more]


Latest Speeches

01 December 2014

Address by L N Sisulu, MP, Minister of Human Settlements, to the Youth Brigade Seminar 01st December 2014

Click here to download the complete speech.[pdf]


31 October 2014

Speech by Minister Sisulu at the Banking Summit 2014 delivered by Mr Taffy Adler, HDA CEO, 31 October 2014

Click here to download the complete speech.[pdf]