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Minister Simmers to hold public meeting with community of New Horizon

26 April 2022

On Wednesday 27 April, the newly appointed Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, will engage the community of New Horizon in Plettenberg Bay.  This engagement relates to the construction of the Ebenezer Portion 20 Housing... Read More

Minister Simmers engages municipal executives on human settlements matters

26 April 2022

Today, the newly appointed Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure, Tertuis Simmers engaged Mayors, Deputy Mayors and MAYCO Members for Human Settlements from all Municipalities across the Province. Read More

Minister Simmers honoured to be appointed Provincial Minister of infrastructure

25 April 2022

Today, at the Century City Conference Centre (CCCC), Western Cape Premier Alan Winde announced changes to his Provincial Cabinet.  Read More

Plans to complete the balance of construction in Vredebes project are underway

21 April 2022

Plans to deliver the remainder of the 600 top structures in the Vredebes Housing Project in Ceres are underway. To date, 229 were completed and delivered in Phase 1 of the project. Read More

Final group of beneficiaries move in at N2 Gateway Boystown

19 April 2022

On the eve of Easter, the final group of beneficiaries moved into their brand new homes at the N2 Gateway Boystown Housing Project in Crossroads.  Read More

Schulphoek housing project social compact committee to be re-formed

12 April 2022

During an engagement earlier this month between the Overstrand Mayor, Dr Annelie Rabie, and officials from the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS), an agreement was reached that on 13 April 2022, the Schulphoek Social Compact... Read More

Premier Winde and Minister Simmers addresses affordable housing indaba

11 April 2022

While addressing an Affordable Housing Indaba this past Friday, both the Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde and Provincial Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers welcomed the opportunity to engage relevant stakeholders within the Affordable... Read More

Human Settlements over 35-year-old job creation drive proving to be successful

7 April 2022

During January and February 2022, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS) embarked on a recruitment drive to create short – to medium term job opportunities for 112, over 35-year-olds. Read More

Mountain View housing project to create over 1000 housing opportunities

5 April 2022

The Mountain View Housing Project in Mossel Bay, which forms part of the Integrated Residential Development Programme (IRDP), where1006 housing opportunities will be created for qualifying beneficiaries continues to make significant progress. Read More

Hundreds enquire about the revised human settlements subsidies

4 April 2022

On 1 April, the first day of the opening of the Individual and revised Finance Linked Individual Subsidies (FLISP), 447 persons visited the offices of the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS) in Cape Town, to enquire about how to... Read More