News and Speeches for Ministry of Human Settlements | Western Cape Government

22Covid-19 Alerts

COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Dashboard

View Vaccine information

TB Information and Dashboard

View TB information

News and Speeches for Ministry of Human Settlements

Minister Patricia De Lille politicising land release to Western Cape

26 May 2021

The National Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI), Patricia De Lille, is politicising the release of land from her department to the Western Cape, and thereby failing to follow the important principle of cooperative governance. Read More

Preventing land invasions, a priority for Western Cape Government

24 May 2021

Our data reveals that there have been no attempts at illegal invasions of state land in any of the non-Metro areas, while the Metro has recorded 94 attempts since the second week of April 2021. Read More

Still no clarity from Minister De Lille about which land parcels were released

20 May 2021

An entire week has passed since I stated that neither the Western Cape Government (WCG) nor the Western Cape Housing Development Agency (HDA) has received 5 parcels of land from the National Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI). Read More

First Vredebes residents in Ceres receive Title Deeds

17 May 2021

It brought me great joy to hand over the first 20 title deeds to residents of the Vredebes Human Settlements Development, which is our new Integrated Residential Development Programme (IRDP) in Ceres.  Read More

Western Cape Human Settlements engaged Cape Winelands District

17 May 2021

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says last week’s engagements with the Witzenberg, Langeberg, Drakenstein and Stellenbosch municipalities presented his department with the opportunity to provide insight into why his... Read More

Minister De Lille should clarify which parcels of land were released

12 May 2021

I can categorically state that neither the Western Cape Government (WCG) nor the Western Cape Housing Development Agency (HDA) has received 5 parcels of land from the National Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI). Read More

Minister Simmers to take Western Cape Human Settlement budget to Cape Winelands

11 May 2021

Tomorrow, 10 May 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will commence with his Ministerial outreach to the municipalities across the Cape Winelands District. Read More

Grabouw’s Hillside PHP Housing Project making steady progress

5 May 2021

I’m happy to note that a further 34 qualifying and deserving beneficiaries of the Hillside PHP Housing Development in Grabouw have taken occupancy of their Breaking New Ground (BNG) homes. This brings the total of residents that have moved into this... Read More