The Minister of Human Settlements, Mmamoloko Kubayi and Deputy Minister Pam Tshwete will tomorrow (Wednesday, 10 May 2023) outline departmental key priorities and performance highlights when tabling the 2023/2024 Budget Vote.

The Budget Vote speech follows the recent announcement on some policy changes, including Emergency Housing Programme to enable the department to respond to disasters effectively and timeously.

Immediately after the tabling of the Budget Vote, Minister Kubayi will host a roundtable discussion on affordable and social housing. This will culminate in a series of engagements in Cape Town, including project launches and a community engagement.

Details are as follows:

ACTIVITY ONE: Budget Vote Speech

Date: Tomorrow, 10 May 2023
Time: 15:00 – 17:00
Venue: M46, Marks Building, Parliament

The Budget Vote will be streamed live on the Department of Human Settlements and Parliament social media platforms on the links below:

ACTIVITY TWO: Roundtable stakeholder engagement on first home offering and social housing

Date: 10 May 2023
Time: 18h00
Venue: The Banquet Hall, City of Cape Town Council Chambers

ACTIVITY THREE: Launch of the Maitland Mews Social Housing project and handover of units to tenants

Date: 11 May 2023
Time: 08h30
Venue: Maitland Social Housing Project, Maitland

ACTIVITY THREE: Community Imbizo with 16/19 informal settlements

Date: 12 May 2023
Time: 09h00
Venue: Tusong Multi-Purpose Centre, Khayelitsha

The Minister and Deputy Minister of Human Settlements will be available for media interviews.
RSVP: Members of the media are requested to confirm their attendance with Isaac Skhosana at 076 875 5681 OR

Enquiries: Contact Hlengiwe Nhlabathi-Mokota, Spokesperson to Minister Kubayi on 064 754 8426 or Nozipho Zulu: Head of Communications on 078 457 9376
Issued by the Ministry of Human Settlements
Govan Mbeki House
240 Justice Mahomed Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria, 0001

Press Release Date: 
Tuesday, May 9, 2023