Latest articles on Human Settlements

More Sisulu appointments queried

The minister’s selection of an interim estate agency board was allegedly unlawful

State calls housing agency to order

Funding has been cut over a slew of problems at the body meant to ensure low-cost homes

‘Minister caused HDA board crisis’

Former chairperson Mavuso Msimang says Nomaindia Mfeketo was warned, but did nothing

Mfeketo wrestles with ombud services

The human settlements minister suspended the chief ombud over an 'investment' with the VBS Mutual Bank

How solving the Eldorado Park housing crisis could keep a family safe

Gauteng human settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says preference for housing will be given to those who applied in 1994.

Meet the woman replacing Tokyo Sexwale

We chat to newly appointed Human Settlements Minister Connie September about her life in politics and her task ahead.

The Govan Mbeki Awards 2013 winners

A list of those who were recognised for excellence in human settlements.

Meeting SA’s housing needs

The main focus of the department of human settlement's housing delivery strategy remains the poorest of the poor.

Building a better South Africa

Human settlements minister pays tribute to Govan Mbeki.

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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