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Human Settlements urges residents to be aware of fraudulent housing scams

29 March 2022

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

First 110 farm 694 housing development beneficiaries to move in within 2 months

28 March 2022

It is envisaged that the first 110 qualifying beneficiaries of the Farm 694 Housing Development in Mitchells Plain, will move into their brand-new homes in approximately two months. This will be the first group out of the intended 434 that are set... Read More

Minister of Human Settlements welcomes changes on human settlements subsidies

28 March 2022

The Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers welcomes National Minister of Human Settlements, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi’s changes on human settlements subsidies and other portfolio issues. Read More

Minister Simmers conducts impromptu visit at Highbury development

17 March 2022

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers conducted an impromptu visit to the Highbury Park Housing Project in Kuilsriver, after numerous social media posts and reports indicated that the illegal sale of fully State... Read More

Construction of over 400 units in Vlakkeland project to commence in the 2022/23

17 March 2022

Over 331 housing units have been completed in the Vlakkeland housing project in the Drakenstein Municipality. The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS) has ensured that these residents and their loved ones now live in improved and... Read More

Minister Simmers condemns theft at the Qolweni project site

14 March 2022

This past Friday, we received reports that there was a security breach at the Qolweni Phase 3A (169) housing project site, when one of the units was vandalized and a window frame stolen. A criminal case has since been opened at the South African... Read More

Qolweni housing dream edging closer to realisation

10 March 2022

The first 66 qualifying beneficiaries of the Qolweni Phase 3A (169) housing project in Plettenberg Bay, can soon look forward to living in a dignified manner. Read More

FLISP now delinked and no longer just a mortgage option

8 March 2022

I am elated with today’s announcement by the National Minister of Human Settlements, Mmamoloko Kubayi during a virtual briefing to National Council of Provinces (NCOP) that the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy (FLISP) has been delinked and no... Read More

Mamre residents empowered with title deeds

2 March 2022

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers assisted 7 Mamre residents to become first time, legal and fully-fledged property owners, when he handed over their title deeds. Read More

First 31 beneficiaries in Zwelihle, Hermanus now live in dignity

2 March 2022

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers ensured that the first 31 qualifying beneficiaries of the Swartdam Road site C1 housing project in  Zwelihle, Hermanus, could move into their brand-new homes. Read More

Minister Simmers to hand over title deeds in Mamre

2 March 2022

Today, 2 March 2022, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Tertuis Simmers, will hand over 6 title deeds to residents in Mamre.  Read More