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Western Cape Government concludes submissions in court case

27 November 2020

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says he is pleased with the submissions made by the Western Cape Government’s (WCG) Counsel in relation to part B of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and the Economic... Read More

Bitou community engagements to occur in new year

25 November 2020

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says due to the hostspot alert issued in the Garden Route District, as a result of the rapid increase in covid-19 cases, the planned engagements for this month with the leadership of the... Read More

Court case on legality of halting illegal occupations in progress commences

23 November 2020

Tomorrow, part B of the South African Human Rights Commission and the Economic Freedom Fighters’ litigation against the City of Cape Town in respect of the rights of landowners to halt an illegal land invasion in progress, commences in the Western... Read More

First 58 beneficiaries of Transhex Project to enjoy Christmas in new homes

16 November 2020

Yesterday, during an information session with beneficiaries of the Catalytic Transhex Housing Project in Worcester, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers informed those present that the first 58 of the 190 beneficiaries will move... Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to host public meeting in Worcester

13 November 2020

On Sunday, 15 November 2020, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers will host an information session with the first group of beneficiaries of Phase 1 of the TransHex Housing Project that is currently underway in Worcester.  Read More

Invitation to tender for services in the built environment now open

12 November 2020

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, calls upon Professional Service Providers (PSP’s) in the built and related environments, to submit bids, to participate in a Framework Agreement with his Department. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to engage Kannaland Municipality

11 November 2020

Tomorrow, 12 November 2020, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will visit the Kannaland Municipality, as part of his Ministerial outreach programme. Accompanied by his senior executive officials, Minister Simmers will engage the MAYCO... Read More

Government housing allocation has a clear process

10 November 2020

Affording a housing opportunity to qualifying and deserving beneficiaries continues to be a priority for the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements. It is for this reason that we are focussed on 4 key drivers, which are: Read More

Persons with disabilities a priority for Western Cape Human Settlements

6 November 2020

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers said at the commencement of the annual National Disability Rights Awareness Month, which is between 3 November and 3 December, that the delivery of housing opportunities to the most... Read More

Western Cape Rental Housing Tribunal working through Communicare matters

4 November 2020

The Western Cape Rental Housing Tribunal’s (RHT) quarterly report, which covered 1 July 2020 and 30 September 2020, shows that the number of Communicare matters finalised or closed has increased from 156 at the end of June 2020 to 411 at the end of... Read More