Media Alert - 22 June 2015

Human Settlements Deputy Minister Zou Kota-Fredericks will on Tuesday, 23 June 2015, officially handover the newly constructed and completed Seshego Community Residential Units (CRU) in Polokwane, Limpopo.

Deputy Minister Kota-Fredericks will be joined by the MEC for Human Settlements in Limpopo Mme Makoma Makhurupetje, Premier of Limpopo Mr. Chupu Mathabatha, and the Executive Mayor of the Capricorn District Municipality Cllr Gilbert Kganyago.

The Seshego Community Residential Units project is the first of its kind in the entire province at a cost R 40 million and consist of 189 units.

The project comprises of a combination of 176 double storey units, 4 disabled units and 9 free standing units.

The project is aimed at facilitating the provision of secure, stable rental tenure for lower income persons and households earning between R 800 and R 3 500 per month.

The Department of Human Settlements main objective is to provide affordable rental housing stock of high quality to low income earning families to restore their dignity and providing sustainable human settlements for all.

Details of the event are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 23rd June 2015
Venue: Seshego Zone 6, Old hostels, Polokwane Seshego Community Residential Units
Time: 10H30

For more information contact Deputy Minister Media Liaison Officer Xoliswa Salman on 084 293 7617.

Press Release Date: 
Monday, June 22, 2015