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News and Speeches for Department of Human Settlements

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 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

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

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

Minister Simmers to conduct sod-turning for Qolweni housing project

30 August 2021

Today, Monday, 30 August 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will conduct a sod-turning for the Qolweni Phase 3A 169 Housing project in Plettenberg Bay. Read More

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

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