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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

Western Cape government remains committed to small-scale farmers

19 September 2022

Western Cape government remains committed to small-scale farmers with the release of farm 197 property. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers officially opens the 1st deferred ownership show house

13 September 2022

The Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, recently opened the Show House of the first Deferred Ownership Development, also known as “Rent-to-Buy”, in Bredasdorp, Cape Agulhas. The Mill Park Development is the first Rent-to-Buy... Read More

Get your Will drafted for free during National Wills Week

12 September 2022

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements urges all its housing beneficiaries to draft their Wills for free during National Wills Week, 12-16 September 2022. Read More

R18 billion for infrastructure projects over the next 3 years – Minister Simmers

9 September 2022

On Wednesday, 7 September 2022, Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers virtually addressed The Big 5 Construct Western Cape. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to officially open the deferred ownership show house

8 September 2022

The Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, will on Friday, 09 September 2022 officially open the show house of the first Deferred Ownership (ie. Rent-to-Buy) project in Bredasdorp, Cape Agulhas. Read More

Minister Simmers to officially reopen Spine road following closure due to floods

5 September 2022

The Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, will officiate the ribbon-cutting and reopening of Spine Road, between Kuilsriver and Khayelitsha. Read More

Women contractors empowered at Women in Infrastructure and Built Engagement

1 September 2022

On 31 August 2022, to close off Women’s Month, Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers hosted the Women in Infrastructure and Built Environment Engagement. Read More

eQolweni residents celebrate 1 year anniversary of project with keys to homes

31 August 2022

On the eve of the one-year anniversary since the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, conducted a sod turning in Qolweni, 36 qualifying beneficiaries were awarded keys to their new homes. Read More

Minister of Infrastructure to host event aimed at Empowering Female Owned SMMEs

29 August 2022

On Wednesday, 31 August 2022, the Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers, will host a Women in Infrastructure and Built Environment engagement. The event seeks to empower female owned Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises (SMMEs)... Read More

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