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News and Speeches for Ministry of Human Settlements

More than 500 applications for Syferfontein, George FLISP project

2 August 2021

The 520 applications that have been received in the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy (FLISP) part of the Syferfontein Housing project in George, is a clear demonstration of the need for affordable housing opportunities. Read More

De Novo, Stellenbosch rectification housing project changing people’s lives

28 July 2021

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says he is pleased to note how the De Novo rectification housing project, in Stellenbosch, is making a tangible difference in the lives of the people of this neighbourhood. Read More

Minister Simmers to virtually engage the Cederberg Council on budget

22 July 2021

Today, 22 July 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will virtually engage the Cederberg Municipality. Joined by the Provincial Department’s senior executive officials, Minister Simmers will meet with the full Council. Read More

Adhere to all COVID protocols in the Garden Route

22 July 2021

It is critically important that all residents and visitors to the Garden Route District (GRD) adhere to all COVID-19 health protocols. Read More

Minister Simmers engages Cederberg Municipality on Human Settlement budget

22 July 2021

Today the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers virtually engaged the Cederberg Municipality to provide insight into how the Provincial Department’s budget of more than R 2,35 billion for the 2021/22 financial year will empower... Read More

Minister Simmers conducts site visit at Golden Galley housing project in George

19 July 2021

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers conducted a visit to the Golden Valley Housing project in George to ascertain the readiness of the houses, so that they can swiftly be handed over to deserving and qualifying... Read More

Minister Simmers ensures Slangrivier residents are empowered with title deeds

16 July 2021

Today Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers, helped 41 residents in Slangrivier to become fully-fledged and legal homeowners when he handed over their title deeds. Read More

Slangrivier residents to be empowered with title deeds

15 July 2021

Tomorrow, 16 July 2020, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will facilitate the handing over of 41 title deeds to deserving recipients in the Southern Cape Town of Slangrivier. Read More

Western Cape Government continues to focus on preventing land invasions

12 July 2021

Our latest data reveals that since the second week of April 2021 to date, there have been no attempts at invasions of state land in any of the non-Metro areas, while the Metro has recorded 159 attempts. Read More

More than 2 700 lives improved through Forest Village housing development

7 July 2021

To date, 2 760 deserving and qualifying beneficiaries have moved into their brand-new homes in the Forest Village Housing Development in Eersteriver. This brings me great joy as it means that more families have remarkably improved living conditions. Read More

Western Cape Human Settlements budget will empower residents in Garden Route

1 July 2021

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says that his Department’s budget, totalling more than R 2.35 billion for the 2021/22 financial year, will help qualifying and deserving Garden Route District residents improve their lives. Read More

Significant progress made with Qolweni housing project

30 June 2021

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says the swift appointment of a contractor to commence with the Qolweni Phase 3A 169 Housing project in the Bitou municipal area is a clear demonstration of how the Western Cape Government... Read More

Western Cape Human Settlements budget heads to Garden Route

28 June 2021

Today, 28 June 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will commence with his Ministerial outreach to the municipalities across the Garden Route District. Read More

Minister Simmers to hold virtual meetings with Qolweni and Kurland, Plettenberg

28 June 2021

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says he will hold virtual meetings with the relevant stakeholders of the Qolweni Phase 3A 169 Housing project and the Kurland community members on Tuesday, 29 June 2021. Read More

Western Cape Human Settlements assisting with upskilling youth

22 June 2021

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements’ Youth in Human Settlements Programme (YiHSP), ensures that young people in the Western Cape are presented with opportunities to upskill and empower themselves on an annual basis. Read More

Qolweni residents to benefit from housing project as Human Settlements take over

18 June 2021

With the Acting Mayor of the Bitou Municipality, Councillor Sandile Gcabayi, today, officially handing over the Qolweni Phase 3A Housing project to Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS), it will now ensure that the residents of this... Read More

Qolweni housing project needs urgent resolution

15 June 2021

I am deeply concerned with the continued delay of the Qolweni Phase 3A Housing project in the Bitou Municipal area. Read More

Western Cape Human Settlements budget of empowerment shared with Overberg

10 June 2021

Over the last two days I’ve had the pleasure of engaging the Swellendam, Cape Agulhas, Overstrand and Theewaterskloof municipalities. Read More

Minister Simmers wishes outgoing Western Cape Human Settlements head well

7 June 2021

I would like to take this opportunity to extend my well wishes to Ms Jacqueline Samson, who tomorrow, 7 June 2021, will formally be leaving her post as Head of the Provincial Department of Human Settlements (HOD).    Read More

Minister Simmers to take Western Cape Human Settlement budget to Overberg

7 June 2021

Tomorrow, 8 June 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will commence with his Ministerial outreach to the municipalities across the Overberg District. Read More

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