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 Appeals to Municipalities and Private Property Owners to Suspend Evictions

02 April 2020

Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu has appealed to municipalities and private property owners to suspend evictions during the current lockdown as... [read more]


PROPERTY PRACTITIONERS REGULATIONS 2020

10 March 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Property Practitioners Act into law in September 2019. The Act seeks to regulate and transform the industry. However, the Department of Huma... [read more]


LEARNERS AFFECTED BY RECENT FIRES IN THE NOMZAMO INFORMAL SETTLEMENT RECEIVE RELIEF

03 February 2020

Following a fire that destroyed more than 400 shacks affecting learners from Nomzamo Primary School in Strand, Cape Town, Human Settlements Deputy Minister, Pam Tshwete will vis... [read more]


Latest Speeches

06 March 2020

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Human Settlements Indaba Making Integrated Development A Reality – The District Development Model BIRCHWOOD CONFERENCE CENTRE
6 MARCH 2020

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06 March 2020

Address by L N Sisulu, MP, Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation at the occasion of the Human Settlements Indaba
Johannesburg, 6 March 2020

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03 December 2019

MINISTER SISULU ADDRESS THE MEDIA ON THE DEPARTMENT’S RESPONSE TO THE DROUGHT “Water is everybody’s business and is a resource
without substitute”IMBIZO ROOM, PARLIAMENT
03 DECEMBER 2019

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