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83 Year Old Beneficiary Receives House in Delft

12 December 2014

83 year old Mrs. Aletta Losper today became the proud owner of a new house in the 1966 unit Delft Precinct 3 and 5 Housing Project in Delft, Cape Town, today when she received the keys to her new home from the Western Cape Minister of Human... Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Title Deeds in Delft, Cape Town

21 November 2014

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will hand over 100 title deeds in Delft today the 24 November 2014 on which R3.2 million rand has been spent in subsidies. 22 of the title deeds will be for pensioners and 78 for non-... Read More

Nine People Continue to Block Progress in the Joe Slovo Housing Project

16 November 2014

Press Statement by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Read More

‘Better Living Challenge’ Event Showcases Green Solutions

11 November 2014

The Better Living Challenge, managed by Cape Craft Design Institute, is a 3-year project borne from the Western Cape Government’s 110% Green initiative, and is recognised as an official project of the Cape Town World Design Capital 2014 (WDC2014)... Read More

Minister Madikizela Meets Mayors Over Housing Allocations

6 November 2014

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela will meet the Mayors and Municipal Managers of the Western Cape Municipalities in Caledon tomorrow to discuss the beneficiary allocation process and the prioritization of housing... Read More

Minister Madikizela's Response to Lwandle Inquiry Report Factual Inaccuracies

9 October 2014

The Western Cape Government, particularly the Department of Human Settlements notes the comments made by Minister Sisulu and Advocate Denzil Potgieter at the handover of the Lwandle Ministerial Inquiry report in parliament today. We will review the... Read More

Solar Water Heaters and Partnership Pays at Joe Slovo Housing in Langa

2 September 2014

More than 500 beneficiary families are benefiting from hot water and reduced electricity costs at the Joe Slovo Housing Project in Langa, Cape Town, thanks to the installation of Solar Water Heaters (SWHs) at the development. Read More

Minister Madikizela Hands Over 200 Title Deeds to Delft Beneficiaries

27 August 2014

Proud Delft beneficiaries were presented with long-awaited title deeds to their own properties by Provincial Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela. Read More

Minister Madikizela Delivers Houses to Rondevlei Beneficiaries

26 August 2014

The four houses form part of the Rondevlei Peoples Housing Project (PHP) that on completion will render 225 units at a cost of approximately R35 million. The Peoples Housing Project (PHP) is a strategic focus of the Western Cape Government, Read More

Minister Madikizela Attends Sod Turning Ceremony at Buffeljagsrivier

25 August 2014

On Tuesday 5 August 2014, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Bonkinkosi Madikizela, attended a sod turning ceremony at the site of a new housing development in Buffeljagsrivier, in Swellendam. Read More

Human Settlements Department Shines at Govan Mbeki National Awards Ceremony

21 August 2014

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements won two first prizes and three runners-up prizes at the recent National Govan Mbeki awards ceremony for human settlements delivery. Read More

Human Settlements Volunteers Help Build 71 Houses for Mandela Day

24 July 2014

Fifty volunteers from the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements registered for the Nelson Mandela International Build Week 14 – 18 July at the Pelican Park Housing Project in Cape Town. Read More

Construction Begins for Domestic Worker Housing Project

23 July 2014

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements is proud to announce that construction for the 219 unit Thembelihle Project in Buck Road, Pelican Park has commenced with the construction phase as of 19 June 2014. Read More

Renting Residential Property from Government

17 July 2014

The Department of Human Settlements is responsible for developing sustainable integrated human settlements in the Western Cape. Read More

Beneficiaries Receive Homes in Railton, Swellendam

10 July 2014

A number of Railton Community members in Swellendam became proud owners of their new homes, at a handover ceremony lead by the Municipal Manager of Swellendam Municipality, Mr Cecil Africa. Read More

Deserving Beneficiaries Receive Homes in Struisbaai, Cape Agulhas

10 July 2014

On Tuesday 2 July 2014, 14 beneficiaries of the Struisbaai Community became proud homeowners. Read More

Provincial Govan Mbeki Awards 2014

4 June 2014

The Govan Mbeki Awards Ceremony showcased a culture of excellence in the provision of human settlements solutions in the Western Cape. Read More

Minister Madikizela Delivers Houses to Pearly Beach Beneficiaries

17 April 2014

On Tuesday, 15 April, Minister Madikizela handed over four houses to beneficiaries in Eluxolweni, Pearly Beach. The principle aim of the project is to create an integrated development according to the “Breaking New Ground (BNG) policy that primarily... Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Houses in Eluxolweni, Pearly Beach

15 April 2014

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela will officially handover housing units to beneficiaries of the Eluxolweni, Pearly beach project in Overstrand Municipality. Read More

Minister Madikizela to Hand Over Houses in Beaufort West

14 April 2014

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela will attend the official handover ceremony of housing units to beneficiaries of the Sidesaviwa housing project in Beaufort West. Read More

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