Department of Human Settlements

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 Mfeketo Launches Thembelihle Village Social Housing Project In the City of Tshwane

17 April 2018

Thembelihle Social Housing Village is an example of how to integrate mixed housing in the inner city as a way of undoing the apartheid legacy of racialised spatial plannin... [read more]

Minister Mfeketo to launch the R 300 Million Thembelihle Village Social Housing Project

16 April 2018

Minister of Human Settlements Nomaindiya Mfeketo will on Tuesday, 17 April 218 launch the Thembelihle Village in the City of Tshwane
Thembelihle Village is rental accommoda... [read more]

Mandela Day Project yield more than 490 housing units and boost women participation in the Construction Sector

06 April 2018

Human Settlements Deputy Minister Zou Kota-Fredericks and the MEC for Human Settlements in Gauteng, Uhuru Moiloa will handover more than 490 housing units at the Sokhulumi Rural... [read more]

Latest Speeches

28 March 2018

Opening Remarks by Minister of Human Settlements at the Consultative Workshop of the Department of Human Settlements and the Portfolio Committee, 28th March 2018, in
Hermanus, Western Cape.


12 February 2018

Remarks by Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Ms Zou Kota-Fredericks, MP during WUF, AFUS-Durban Networking


09 February 2018

Address by Deputy Minister Zou Kota-Fredericks at WUF 9 - 09 February 2018, Ballroom 1 KLCC