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Minister Simmers solidifies partnership with Kannaland municipality

21 November 2022

Yesterday, the Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers visited the Kannaland municipality which forms part of the Garden Route District.   The engagement was held in Ladismith, where Minister Simmers met with the leadership of the... Read More

107 Beneficiaries move into their brand-new homes in Mitchells Plain

15 November 2022

It has been a week filled with joy, tears, and laughter as 107 families received the keys to their homes, in new Woodlands Mitchells Plain.   Read More

Elderly beneficiaries receive their Title Deeds from Minister Simmers

14 November 2022

On Friday 11 November 2022, the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, gifted the elderly members of Nkqubela housing project with early festive season gifts. This happened when he delivered their tittle deeds 2 months after they... Read More

90 Nkqubela beneficiaries to receive title deeds from Minister Simmers

10 November 2022

On Friday 11 November, the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, will officiate at the handover of title deeds of the Nkqubela Housing project, in Robertson. Read More

Western Cape Government uniting communities through Farm 694 project

10 November 2022

On Saturday 12 November, Premier Alan Winde together with his Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, will be at the historical Farm 694 housing project. Read More

Provincial Minister Tertuis Simmers to deliver keynote address

8 November 2022

The Provincial Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, will deliver the keynote address at the 7th Annual Affordable Housing Africa Convention, at Cape Town Marriot Hotel Crystal Towers, Century City.  Read More

Minister Simmers to handover first units of Mountain View project in Mossel Bay

27 October 2022

With the festive season fast approaching, on Thursday 27 October, the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, will visit the road construction site of the Maalgate bridge, in George. Read More

Minister Simmers meets UN Habitat Executive Director Ms Maimunah Moh’d Sharif

18 October 2022

Western Cape Government assures UN Habitat Executive Director Ms Maimunah Moh’d Sharif of its commitment to Affordable Housing Read More

Longlands residents move into their new homes

5 October 2022

Today, alongside the Mayor of Stellenbosch Advocate Gesie van Deventer, Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers handed over new houses to residents of Longlands community in Stellenbosch.   Read More

Dysselsdorp beneficiaries receive houses from Minister Simmers

29 September 2022

Earlier today, the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, handed over houses to 12 elderly beneficiaries of Dysselsdorp, in Oudtshoorn.   Read More

Gouda clinic gets new building upgrade

28 September 2022

The Western Cape Government is on course to finish the construction of a R17.9million new clinic to replace the existing Gouda Clinic, in the Cape Winelands District by January 2023, the contract practical completion date.    Read More

Minister Simmers puts an end to misleading information and provide update

28 September 2022

The Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers put an end to the misinformation in the New Horizon community about the Ebenezer project. Minister Simmers concluded day one of a four day visit in the Garden Route District, by attending a... Read More

Human Settlements to extend services in honour of Public Service Month

26 September 2022

For the 26th to 30th September, the Western Cape Human Settlements department will be extending its public services to 18h30, at the Cape Town office, in order assist residents with various housing queries. Read More

WCape Minister of Infrastructure's outreach programme heads to the Garden Route

26 September 2022

The Provincial Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, will this week head to the Garden Route District on various outreach engagements. Read More

Housing handover marks a new chapter for elderly in De Hoop, Malmesbury

23 September 2022

Earlier this week, a new chapter was marked in the lives of seven elderly beneficiaries when Premier Alan Winde handed over the keys to their brand-new homes in the De Hoop Housing Project, Malmesbury. Read More

Minister Simmers announces the completion of the Moorreesburg High School

21 September 2022

The Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers announced the completion of the construction of the Moorreesburg High School, in the Swartland Municipality. The construction of Moorreesburg High School was completed in August 2022.  Read More

Human Settlements warns residents of online housing scams

20 September 2022

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements strongly urges residents to be aware of online housing scams that request you to pay for government housing assistance. Read More

Premier Winde and Minister Simmers conduct an infrastructure oversight visit

20 September 2022

Yesterday, Western Cape Premier Alan Winde and Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, conducted an oversight visit and hand-delivered title deeds to senior residents of the Vredebes Housing Project. Read More

Premier Winde to join Minister Simmers on a 2-day oversight visit

19 September 2022

Premier Winde to join Minister Simmers on a 2-day oversight visit of infrastructure projects in Ceres and Malmesbury. Read More

Minister Simmers welcomes imminent Norms & Standards for Rental & Social housing

19 September 2022

Yesterday, the National Department of Human Settlements presented the final draft of the Norms and Standards for Rental and Social Housing to be gazetted in due course. Read More

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