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 Sisulu to host Military Veterans dialogue

26 April 2017

The Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu, MP, accompanied by the Deputy Minister of Human Settlements Zou Kota- Fredericks, MP will on Wednesday, 3 May 2017 host a Milit... [read more]

Minister Sisulu to visit Clayville in the City of Ekurhuleni

21 April 2017

The Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu accompanied by Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Paul Mashatile will on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 hand over more than 70 houses at Clay... [read more]

Relief to Asbestos Families to Restore Dignity and Quality of Household Life

20 April 2017

As part of her Imbizo Focus Week programme, Human Settlements Deputy Minister Zou Kota-Fredericks will handover houses to families who have been housed in asbestos temporary dwe... [read more]

Latest Speeches

09 April 2017

Keynote Address Lecture by L N Sisulu, MP, Minister of Human Settlements at the ANC Western Cape Chris Hani / or Tambo Memorial Lecture


03 April 2017

Address by South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Ms Zou Kota-Fredericks (MP) at the Meeting of the Political Bureau of the African Forum on Urban Safety


08 March 2017

Remarks by the Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Hon (MP) Zou Kota-Fredericks on the occasion of the launch of the NHBRC Transformation Charter and Commemorating International Women’s Day, Cedarwood, Woodmead, JHB