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News and Speeches for Ministry of Human Settlements

Qolweni sod-turning is the start of improved living conditions

30 August 2021

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers conducted a sod-turning to officially launch the Qolweni 169 Phase 3A Project in the Plettenberg Bay community. Read More

Uniondale learners receive Construction Toolkits as part of Youth Programme

30 August 2021

On Sunday, 29 August 2021, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements handed over Construction Toolkits to 8 learners in Uniondale, within the George municipal area.  Read More

Uniondale learners to receive construction toolkits as part of Youth Empowerment

29 August 2021

On Sunday, 29 August 2021, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements will hand over Construction Toolkits to 8 learners in Uniondale, within the George municipal area.  Read More

FLISP in Western Cape ensures youth home ownership

27 August 2021

There was great joy today, when the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers handed over 6 Financed Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP) homes to beneficiaries who recently acquired their properties in the Conifers/Malibu... Read More

Minister Simmers to hand over FLISP houses in Conifers, Malibu Village

26 August 2021

Tomorrow, 27 August 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will hand over 7 Financed Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP)  homes to residents who recently acquired their properties in the Conifers/Malibu area. Read More

Empowerment and job opportunities to increase with Airport Precinct development

26 August 2021

While visiting the Tambo and Luyolo housing development sites in Gugulethu today, Western Cape Minister of Humans Settlements, Tertuis Simmers said he was pleased to note the local job opportunities that are being created in the Airport Precinct... Read More

Minister Simmers to visit the Tambo and Luyolo infill sites in Gugulethu

25 August 2021

Tomorrow, 26 August 2021, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers will conduct a site visit at the Tambo and Luyolo sites in Gugulethu. Read More

Land invasion attempts across Western Cape steadily declining

24 August 2021

Land invasions on state-owned properties over the last three weeks in August 2021 has consistently been below 10 incidents per week. In week one of the month, there were 8 attempts, followed by 9 in week two and another 9 during the third week of... Read More

Farm 694 housing project to integrate two communities

19 August 2021

Today, the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers conducted a site visit at the Farm 694 Housing Development in Mitchells Plain to ascertain the progress of the development. Read More

Western Cape Government committed to housing development in Imizamo Yethu

18 August 2021

Western Cape Government committed to housing development in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay Read More

More than 2800 residents have already benefitted from the Forest Village housing

18 August 2021

Yesterday, 28 residents moved into their brand-new homes in the Forest Village Housing Development. This means that 2 849 deserving and qualifying residents have thus far benefitted from this catalytic project which is situated in the Eersteriver... Read More

Empowering female contractors in the Western Cape

10 August 2021

As part of Women’s Day celebrations, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers visited the Conifers Infill Development in Malibu Village, where a female contractor, Ms Faith Mabena completed 91 Financed Linked Individual Subsidy (... Read More

Minister Simmers to visit Conifers that was developed by female contractor

6 August 2021

As part of the Women’s Day celebrations, on Monday, 9 August 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will visit the Conifers Infill Development in Malibu Village, where a female contractor completed 91 Financed Linked... Read More

Khayelitsha residents now homeowners after title deed handover

5 August 2021

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers facilitated the handover of 105 title deeds to deserving recipients in Khayelitsha. Read More

105 Khayelitsha residents to receive title deeds

4 August 2021

Tomorrow, 5 August 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will facilitate the handing over of 105 title deeds to deserving recipients in Khayelitsha. Read More

More than 500 applications for Syferfontein, George FLISP project

2 August 2021

The 520 applications that have been received in the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy (FLISP) part of the Syferfontein Housing project in George, is a clear demonstration of the need for affordable housing opportunities. Read More

De Novo, Stellenbosch rectification housing project changing people’s lives

28 July 2021

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers says he is pleased to note how the De Novo rectification housing project, in Stellenbosch, is making a tangible difference in the lives of the people of this neighbourhood. Read More

Minister Simmers to virtually engage the Cederberg Council on budget

22 July 2021

Today, 22 July 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will virtually engage the Cederberg Municipality. Joined by the Provincial Department’s senior executive officials, Minister Simmers will meet with the full Council. Read More

Adhere to all COVID protocols in the Garden Route

22 July 2021

It is critically important that all residents and visitors to the Garden Route District (GRD) adhere to all COVID-19 health protocols. Read More

Minister Simmers engages Cederberg Municipality on Human Settlement budget

22 July 2021

Today the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers virtually engaged the Cederberg Municipality to provide insight into how the Provincial Department’s budget of more than R 2,35 billion for the 2021/22 financial year will empower... Read More

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