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 APPOINTS CARETAKER CHAIRPERSON FOR THE NHBRC

29 January 2015

The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, MP, has placed the Chairperson of the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC), Advocate Brenda Madumise on leave of absence with immediate effect following allegations that appeared in the media in Novemb... [read more]


2015 IS THE YEAR OF YOUTH EMPOWERMENT AND FAST TRACKED IMPLEMENTATION OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PROGRAMME

21 December 2014

When l look at what we have achieved in six months since the 2014 general elections in May, we must all be proud of what we have achieved, we deserve a good rest to recharge and prepare for 2015.

Over the last few months we have laid a solid foundation as a se... [read more]


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]


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]


30 October 2014

Military Veterans Indaba Durban - Speech by Deputy Minister of Human Settlements Zou Kota-Fredericks

Click here to download the complete speech.[pdf]