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 TO ADDRESS WOMEN’S SUMMIT OF EXCELLENCE

27 August 2014

The Minister of Human Settlements, Honourable LN Sisulu, MP, will today address women at the Women’s Month Summit of Excellence in Johannesburg.

This event forms part of activities during the Month of August aimed at commemorating the 1956 historic Women’s Mar... [read more]


HUMAN SETTLEMENTS RURAL WOMEN ECONOMIC SUMMIT

26 August 2014

Thembalethu Community Hall, George, Western Cape: The Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Zou Kota-Fredericks told over 500 women delegates during the Women Rural Economic Summit that her department has put aside 30% of its budget to support women contractors throu... [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER SISULU TO BRIEF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SETTLEMENTS ON 100 DAYS TARGET

19 August 2014

The Minister of Human Settlements, Honourable LN Sisulu, MP, will this morning, Tuesday brief Members of the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements on plans to achieve the 100 days target she announced during her budget vote speech.

Amongst other things the... [read more]


PRESS RELEASE: SISULU PROMISES NEW WAYS IN THE DELIVERY OF HOUSES

19 August 2014

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has promised a new way in the delivery of housing. Minister Sisulu was presenting to the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements her 100 days programme aimed at laying the basis for the acceleration of 1.5 million housing op... [read more]


Latest Speeches

22 September 2014

Improved serviced delivery through Sustainable partnerships to support ongoing Professional Development

Click here to download the complete speech.[pdf]


18 September 2014

Human Settlements Summit – Ekurhuleni

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Upcoming Events

Media Build for Military Veterans
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 08:00 to Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 16:00

Venue: Fleurhof Johannesburg, Gauteng


Annual National Human Settlements INDABA
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:00 to Friday, October 17, 2014 - 17:00

Venue: Gauteng, Sandton Convention Centre