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Fruitful engagements with Hermanus stakeholders about housing development

26 February 2020

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, says he is pleased with the fruitful engagements he had in Hermanus about the Greater Hermanus Housing Development. Read More

Thousands participate in first Cape metro housing demand database drive

24 February 2020

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, says he is pleased with the turnout to this past weekend’s housing database verification and registration drive, which occurred in the Southern Suburbs of the Cape Metro municipal area. Read More

Minister conducts public meeting about Ithemba and Welmoed housing projects

17 February 2020

Yesterday, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, met with local residents who could potentially benefit from the planned Ithemba – and Welmoed Housing Projects in the Eerste River and Blackheath areas. Read More

Minister Simmers hands over 135 title deeds in Gouda

14 February 2020

Yesterday, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, handed over 135 title deeds in Gouda, in the Drakenstein Municipal area. Read More

Human Settlements and City of Cape Town collaborate in housing database drive

13 February 2020

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements and the City of Cape Town, will embark on a Housing Demand Database Verification and Registration Drive across the City from February to April 2020. Read More

Southern Corridor project presented to potential Investors at World Urban Forum

10 February 2020

Today, Minister Tertuis Simmers will lead the Western Cape Delegation as they present the Southern Corridor Project to potential investors as part of the 10th World Urban Forum dialogue in Abu Dhabi. Read More

Velddrif housing concerns being addressed

6 February 2020

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements continues to investigate various housing concerns raised by community members in Noordhoek, Velddrif. Read More

Minister Simmers reaffirms commitment for greater Hermanus housing development

5 February 2020

Yesterday, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, met with the Overstrand Municipality, where he once again reiterated the Provincial Department of Human Settlements’ (DoHS) commitment for the Greater Hermanus Housing Development. Read More

Breede valley and Paarl housing development projects on track

4 February 2020

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers, says he is pleased with the steady progress that the housing development projects in Transhex, Breede Valley and Del Josafat and Vlakkeland, Paarl, are making. Read More