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 calls on the board of the EAAB to better position the entity with its stakeholders

18 December 2019

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has met with the Board of Directors of the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB), an entity of the Department of Hum... [read more]


OR TAMBO TORNADO VICTIMS TO RECEIVE NEW HOMES

11 December 2019

Mthatha: A big Christmas gift is in store for the families who were left injured, destitute and homeless by a devastating tornado on January 2017 in KSD Local Municipalit... [read more]


Minister Sisulu implores Provinces to accelerate housing delivery

06 November 2019

Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu has challenged provinces to increase their pace in providing houses for the indigent and encouraged citizens t... [read more]


Latest Speeches

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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23 November 2019

ADDRESS BY L N SISULU, MP, MINISTER OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS, WATER AND SANITATION AT THE OCCASION OF THE CONGRESS OF BUSINESS & ECONOMICS GALA AWARDS DINNER 23 November 2013

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15 October 2019

STATEMENT BY L N SISULU, SOUTH AFRICAN MINISTER OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS, WATER AND SANITATION
BUDAPEST WATER SUMMIT, 15 OCTOBER 2019

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