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New integrated human settlement development in Railton, Swellendam

30 September 2021

The current first phase of the new human settlement development in Railton, Swellendam, which commenced on 19 September 2021, has thus far created 13 job opportunities for local residents. Read More

Play park further enhances upgraded Sibanye informal settlement

29 September 2021

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Tertuis Simmers, officially handed over Sibanye Open Space and Play Area at the Sibanye Informal Settlement in Morreesburg. Read More

Minister Simmers to hand over Sibanye open space and play area

28 September 2021

On Tuesday, 28 September 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will hand over the Sibanye Open Space and Play area, at the Sibanye Informal Settlement in Morreesburg, Swartland Municipality. Read More

Increased housing opportunities for the affordable housing market delinked FLISP

21 September 2021

The Finance Linked Individual Subsidy (FLISP), is an excellent option to assist first time home buyers within the affordable housing market to become property owners. Read More

Three sod turnings represents the start of new integrated human settlements

20 September 2021

Conducting the three sod turnings between this past Thursday and Friday in Blompark, Gansbaai, in the Overstrand Municipality, in Railton, Swellendam and in Melkhoutfontein, Farm 480 – 111, which is located in the Hessequa Municipal area, clearly... Read More

Minister Simmers hands over title deeds in Blue Downs to beneficiaries

16 September 2021

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Tertuis Simmers, in commemoration of National Wills Week, handed over 10 title deeds to beneficiaries in Blue Downs. Read More

Minister Simmers to conduct a sod turning in Gansbaai

15 September 2021

Tomorrow, 16 September 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will conduct a sod turning for the Blompark Housing Development in Gansbaai, which is situated in the Overstrand Municipality. Read More

Minister Simmers to handover title deeds in Blue Downs

15 September 2021

On Thursday, 16 September 2021, in commemoration of South Africa National Wills Week, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will handover title deeds to community members of Blue Downs. Read More

Get your Wills drafted for free during National Wills Week

14 September 2021

The Western Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS) urges all its housing beneficiaries to draft their Wills for free during National Wills Week (13-17 September 2021). Read More

Western Cape Human settlements ensuring homes for people with disabilities

3 September 2021

As we commemorate “Casual Day” today, which highlights the needs of persons living with disabilities, it is important to highlight the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements’ (WCDoHS) provision of housing opportunities to persons living with a... Read More

Minister Simmers visits informal settlements in the Garden Route

2 September 2021

Kwanonqaba in Mossel Bay. These visits were to ascertain how the Informal Settlements Support Programme has improved these living standards of the informal dwellers. Read More

Human Settlements to open a framework for majority female owned contractors

1 September 2021

As we come to the end of Women’s Month, I am delighted to announce that before the end of 2021, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS) will open a contractors framework that will be geared towards attracting construction companies... Read More