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Human Settlements Scoops Best Performing Province of the Year in National Awards

10 November 2017

On 9 November 2017, the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements won the Best Performing Province of the Year in human settlements delivery at the National Govan Mbeki Awards. The provincial department also scooped the Best Social Housing Project Award at the awards evening held in Johannesburg.

Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela said, “the Department was confident that it will come back with some awards. The Best Performing Province of the Year Award proves that the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements is committed in the delivery of human settlements in the Western Cape and always strives to deliver on its promise of sustainable integrated human settlements to Western Cape citizens.”

Minister Madikizela added that he was “very happy that the Belhar Gardens Project won the Best Social Housing Project award. That project is a state-of-the-art project and the award is well deserved. With this project we have managed to give a number of families a place they can call home and will continue doing so going forward” The province aims to deliver more housing opportunities like Belhar Gardens to specifically accommodate residents in the Affordable/GAP market.

“To all our Provincial Govan Mbeki Award winners and nominees, know that we are very proud of your achievements in human settlements delivery in the Western Cape. We look forward to continue making valuable impact in the lives of our communities” concluded Minister Madikizela.

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