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Social Housing Bill set to reform lower income housing


Portfolio Committee on HousingThe new Social Housing Bill was discussed in broad principle by the parliamentary portfolio committee on housing, a bill which will form a framework for rental and…

Housing bill for new regulatory authority tabled


Portfolio Committee on HousingWith R510 million already earmarked for social housing, the new Social Housing Bill represents the first major regulatory step in the direction of an established lower income…

Housing agency bill subject to parliamentary hearings


Portfolio Committee on HousingThe portfolio committee on housing has called for submissions on the recently tabled Housing Development Agency Bill, such submission to be in written form and received no…

Bill sets regulatory powers for lower-income housing projects


Select Committee on Public ServicesWith R510m already earmarked for social housing, the Social Housing Bill, tabled by the department of housing (DOH), represents the first major regulatory step towards establishing…

Department of Housing sets out achievements in annual report


Portfolio Committee on HousingGovernment had earmarked parcels of land around railway stations as suitable for developing integrated low-cost housing developments. The department of housing presented a briefing on its annual…

New agency to speed up processing of human settlements


Portfolio Committee on HousingA new bill, the Housing Development Agency Bill with the stated objective of establishing a fast-tracking agency to be known as the Housing Development Agency, has been…

Parliament rejects Prevention of Illegal Eviction Bill


Portfolio Committee on HousingReflecting a decision taken by the portfolio committee on housing on August 6, Parliament has officially confirmed that the Prevention of Illegal Eviction from and Unlawful Occupation…