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Minister Tertuis Simmers engages Dunoon Project Steering Committee on RISSUP

30 June 2020

Yesterday, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers, accompanied by the City of Cape Town’s (CoCT) MAYCO member for Human Settlements, Councillor Malusi Booi, engaged the Dunoon Project Steering Committee (PSC), where an update... Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to engage Dunoon Project Steering Committee

29 June 2020

Today, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will engage the Dunoon Project Steering Committee to provide an update on the planned re-blocking as part of the Rapid Informal Settlements Support and Upgrade Programme (RISSUP) in the area, to... Read More

Process underway to hand over houses in Ceres

24 June 2020

Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements say he is looking forward to visiting Ceres within the next few weeks to handover 30 houses to beneficiaries as part of the Vredebes Housing Project. Read More

Human Settlements engages with George Municipality on Covid-19 challenges

19 June 2020

Yesterday, on the second day of my visit to the Garden Route, I met with the Executive Mayor of George, Mr Leon van Wyk and Mayco members of the Municipality. Read More

Minister Simmers commence with Garden Route municipal and stakeholder engagement

18 June 2020

Commencing with my three-day visit to the Garden Route, yesterday, I engaged the Bitou Municipality, that included the Executive Mayor Peter Lobese and the full council together with the officials. Read More

Minister Simmers continues Garden Route visits in Oudtshoorn and Mosselbay

18 June 2020

Tomorrow, 19 June 2020, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will continue his Garden Route visits, in Oudtshoorn and Mosselbay. Read More

Department adheres to lockdown regulations in handing title deeds to elderly

17 June 2020

Yesterday, 16 June 2020, the Head of the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements, Ms Jacqui Samson handed over title deeds to the community of Voorbrug in Delft. Read More

Oversight visit in Garden Route to clarify Human Settlements processes

15 June 2020

As part of my continued visits to our Human Settlements construction sites to ensure they are compliant with the COVID-19 and all other health and safety prescripts as issued by my Department, I’ll be conducting a similar oversight in the Garden... Read More

Youth empowerment a continued priority for Western Cape Human Settlements

15 June 2020

As we embark on celebrating Youth Day 2020, it is critical for all young people of the Western Cape to know that for the Provincial Department of Human Settlements, they continue to be one of our priorities. Read More

Minister Simmers hands over title deeds in Slangrivier

10 June 2020

Slangrivier residents welcomed the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers, with opened arms when he handed over 26 title deeds to deserving recipients in this Town situated in the Southern Cape. Read More

Slangrivier residents to receive title deeds from minister Tertuis Simmers

9 June 2020

Today, 10 June 2020, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will hand over 26 title deeds to deserving recipients in the Southern Cape Town of Slangrivier. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers to handover title deeds in Delft

8 June 2020

Today, 8 June 2020, Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers will hand over 16 title deeds to deserving recipients in Delft. This hand over has been made possible through our Enhanced Extended Discounted Benefit Scheme (EEDBS). Read More

Murder, violence and intimidation rearing its ugly head at construction sites

8 June 2020

I am disgusted, deeply concerned and in fact, angry in the actions of a small group of people who have committed horrendous crimes, allegedly all in the name of seeking a housing or job opportunity. Read More

16 Delft residents received title deeds

8 June 2020

Today, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers handed over title deeds to deserving recipients in Delft. Read More

Minister Simmers hands over houses in Bredasdorp

5 June 2020

There were tears of joy today, as 33 beneficiaries in Areas F and H in Bredasdorp received their homes from the Western Cape Human Settlements Minister, Tertuis Simmers.  Read More

Minister Simmers to handover houses in Bredasdorp

4 June 2020

Tomorrow, 5 June 2020, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers will hand over 33 houses, to beneficiaries in Areas F and H in Bredasdorp.  Read More

Vlakkeland housing handover delayed due to Covid related death

3 June 2020

It is with sadness that we have learnt about the COVID-19 related death of an employee of one of the contractors at our Vlakkeland construction site in Paarl. I would like to extend our sincere condolences to all those affected, particularly the... Read More

Minister Simmers conducts oversight visit at Grabouw’s rooidakke development

2 June 2020

Western Cape Minister of human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers welcomed the progress that is being made at the Rooidakke Housing Development in Grabouw, and that the contractor is adhering to all health and safety protocols as issued by the Provincial... Read More

Minister Simmers to conduct oversight visit at Grabouw’s rooidakke development

1 June 2020

Following the postponed visit in May, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers, will tomorrow, 2 June 2020, visit the construction site of the Rooidake Housing project in Grabouw. Read More