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News and Speeches for Department of Human Settlements

Minister Simmers welcomes similarities between his & CoCT Mayor Hill-Lewis

30 March 2023

Less than 24 hours apart, the consistency in the two spheres of government’s intentions to expedite service delivery and build hope for its residents is evident for all to see. Read More

Provincial Minister of infrastructure delivers maiden budget of R9.8 billion

29 March 2023

Today, the Western Cape Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers, delivered his department’s maiden budget. The Minister tabled the R9.8 Billion budget, which is set to expedite investment and delivery of infrastructure projects in the... Read More

Minister welcomes investigation into alleged criminal activities by officials

16 March 2023

It is with concern and dismay that we learned of the search and seizure operation on the offices of the Mayoral Committee member (MMC) for Human Settlements in the City of Cape Town, Councillor Malusi Booi. Read More

Minister Tertuis Simmers hands over the first 44 houses of 190 at Transhex

16 March 2023

Earlier today, the Provincial Minister of Infrastructure handed over the first 44 units of the much anticipated 190 houses at the Transhex Housing project in Worcester. Joined by the Executive Mayor of Breede Valley Ald. Read More

Provincial Minister Tertuis Simmers to begin handover of 190 Houses in Transhex

14 March 2023

The Provincial Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers will begin the handover of 190 houses at the Transhex Housing project in Worcester on Wednesday 15 March. The Minister will be joined by the Executive Mayor of Breede Valley Municipality... Read More

Jubilation all around as Minister Tertuis Simmers handed over new homes

13 March 2023

On Friday, March 10, 2023, the Communities of Masakhane and Blompark were showered with keys to their brand-new homes to commemorate Human Rights month. It was a day filled with tears of joy and jubilation for the beneficiaries. Read More

Minister Simmers to visit Overstrand Municipality to deliver new houses

9 March 2023

On Friday 10 March, beneficiaries from Masakhane in Gaansbaai will receive keys to their new homes from the Minister of Infrastructure Tertuis Simmers. With 150 units completed thus far, the R98 Million project will see the first group of... Read More

Ravensmead resident receives title deed in commemoration of Human Rights Month

7 March 2023

Mr. Loon Mackay (73), from Ravensmead Cape Town, became the latest beneficiary to receive the title deed for his home and security of tenure. Read More