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New contractor appointed for the completion of 423 housing opportunities

30 June 2022

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements (WCDoHS) has appointed a new contractor for the completion of 423 housing opportunities in the Vlakkeland housing project in Paarl.   Read More

Notice to vacate has been issued on an unlawful BNG sale

27 June 2022

On June 15 2022, the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, advised that a beneficiary of the Highbury Park Housing Project in Kuilsriver, had been issued with a notice to vacate her free and subsidised unit, following the unlawful... Read More

Minister Simmers officiates sod turning ceremony of Deferred Ownership Project

23 June 2022

The Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers officially turned the sod to mark the first phase of construction of the Deferred Ownership Project in Cape Agulhas. Read More

Minister Simmers to officiate sod turn of the deferred ownership housing project

20 June 2022

On Tuesday 21 June 2022, the Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers will officiate the sod turning of the Department of Human Settlements’ Deferred Ownership Housing Project, in Cape Agulhas.   Read More

Rental and ownership options for youth introduced by Human Settlements

20 June 2022

The Provincial Department of Human Settlements has developed a new human settlements product within affordable housing aimed at empowering young aspirant first time homeowners called Deferred Ownership. In simple terms this is “Rent to Own or Rent... Read More

Incarcerated youths in Mossel Bay given a chance at reformed life

17 June 2022

On Tuesday 14 June, 30 incarcerated youths, were given a chance at living a reformed life, when they graduated from the Department of Human Settlements’ Contractor Development Program in Mossel Bay.    Read More

Golden Valley housing development successfully delivered

10 June 2022

The Golden Valley housing project has successfully delivered 136 brand new homes to the community of Blanco in the George Municipality.    Read More

Minister Simmers delivers Qolweni houses in record time

6 June 2022

On Friday 3 June, Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, handed over 30 brand new homes to beneficiaries of Qolweni, in Plettenberg Bay,  only eleven months since the project was handed over to the Western Cape Government.   Read More

Minister Simmers appeals to Gugulethu community to report construction mafia

2 June 2022

Yesterday, 1 June, the Western Cape Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, visited the Luyolo Construction site in Gugulethu, which is one of three Airport Precinct infill sites, namely Tambo Village and Gxagxa. Read More

Minister Simmers delivers houses in Qolweni in record time

2 June 2022

In less than 10 months since breaking ground and a few weeks shy from a year since the project was handed to the Western Cape Government, the approved beneficiaries of Qolweni will receive its first set of keys to their brand new homes. Read More