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Minister Simmers to hand over title deeds, houses and conduct sod turning

30 November 2021

Tomorrow, 1 December 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Tertuis Simmers, will visit the northern part of the West Coast District to significantly change the lives of a number of residents. Read More

Minister Simmers to deliver keynote address to emerging contractors

29 November 2021

Today, 29 November 2021, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Tertuis Simmers, will deliver a keynote address and hand over 70 certificates to emerging contractors who were part of the Contractor Technical Skills Training Programme (CTSTP) in... Read More

Forest Village provides dignified homes for Cape Town residents

23 November 2021

Just over 3000 houses have been handed over to residents in the Forest Village Housing Development in Eerste River.    Read More

SOD turning for Silverton signals new beginning in Khayelitsha

18 November 2021

On the Tuesday, 16 November, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers conducted a sod turn in the Silverton Emergency Housing Project Phase 1A, in Khayelitsha. Read More

Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain residents empowered with title deeds

17 November 2021

Today, 27 residents within the Cape Metro were empowered when they became fully-fledged and legal homeowners after the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers handed over their title deeds. Read More

Minister Simmers to empower Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain residents

16 November 2021

On Tuesday 16 November, the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements will hand over 22 title deeds to residents in Khayelitsha, and 5 to residents from Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain. This will be followed by a sod turning ceremony at the Silvertown... Read More

30 Youth and emerging contractors receive training in contractor development

15 November 2021

This past Friday 12 November, the Western Human Settlements Tertuis Simmers delivered a keynote address to a group of young entrepreneurs at the Contractor Development training in Lawaaikamp Community Hall in George. Read More

First FLISP beneficiaries move into Forest Village Housing Development

11 November 2021

Today, the first 12 beneficiaries who acquired their homes with the assistance of the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP) in the Forest Village Housing Development in Eerste River, moved into their units. Read More

Minister Simmers to deliver keynote address at Contractor Development Training

11 November 2021

On Friday, 12 November, the Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements Tertuis Simmers, will deliver a keynote address at the Contractor Development training, at the Lawaaikamp Community Hall in George. Read More

1 600 Affordable housing opportunities can be created on land owned by National

11 November 2021

It is estimated that in excess of 1 600 affordable housing opportunities can be created within the City of Cape Town if the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patricia de Lille makes the land available. A number of requests from the... Read More

Substation in the Penhill development nears completion

9 November 2021

The Welmoed Sub-station in the Welmoed Estate Development Project (better known as the Penhill Development), is nearing completion with 90% of all the long lead items having been procured and installed. Read More

Landowners should be permitted to retake their land through counter spoliation

8 November 2021

The hearing in case, No: 8631/2020 in the consideration of the common law right of counter-spoliation by landowners as a legitimate means to repel land invasions, launched as part B of an application by the South African Human Rights Commission (... Read More

Counter spoliation matter back in court again

4 November 2021

Tomorrow, 5 November 2021, the hearing in case, No: 8631/2020 in the consideration of the common law right of counter-spoliation by landowners as a legitimate means to repel land invasions, launched as part B of an application by the South African... Read More