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Housing Ministry to Speed Up Sustainable Housing Developments


Department of HousingGovernment was determined to press ahead with its housing delivery programme in order to rid the country of informal settlements. The minister of housing, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, declared…

Housing Introduces Improvements to Housing Subsidy System


Department of HousingThe department of housing remains determined to stamp out fraud and corruption that bedevils housing subsidies and prosecute those officials involved. The director-general of housing, Mr Itumeleng Kotsoane,…

Housing Development Agency Launched to Speed Up Housing Delivery


Department of HousingThe department of housing has launched the Housing Development Agency in Durban to enable government to double the number of houses currently being provided. The department's director-general, Mr…

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…