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

“WE WILL PRIORITIZE DELIVERY OF HOUSES FOR THE ELDERLY AND SPECIAL GROUPS IN THE COMING FIVE YEARS” MINISTER SISULU

22 October 2014

The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu wish to reconfirm and emphasize that the criteria for allocation of full title housing (full stand BNG houses) has been amended to prioritise the elderly and special groups like Military veterans, chi... [read more]


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]


Latest Speeches

24 October 2014

Statement by L N Sisulu, MP, Minister of Human Settlements, on the Nomzamo (Lwandle) Ministerial Enquiry in the National Assembly, Cape Town

Click here to download the complete speech.[pdf]


24 October 2014

Address By L N Sisulu, MP, Minister Of Human Settlements, At The 6th Planning Africa Conference Of The South African Planning Institute

Click here to download the complete speech.[pdf]