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Human Settlements MEC Helen Sauls-August must clarify why a housing project for Breidbach was awarded to a company whose directors had been placed under sequestration. On Thursday, it was reported in the media that the department had acquired 163 sites from the Buffalo City Metro on which to build RDP houses in Breidbach. Does this form part of the deal with DCI Holdings? This community, just outside King William’s Town, …


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According to the Department of Human Settlements, less people in the province will receive housing. The planned target for the 2018/19 financial year is at 8567 units in contrast to the 12 453 units that were constructed in the 2017/18 year. The immense  reduction in the amount of housing units will pose a challenge in resolving the current provincial housing backlog which currently sits at over 600 000 units. This is bound …


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After three years, there are little more than concrete slabs scattered across the veld where the 1 711 houses should be in Ndevana outside King William’s Town. The project is due for completion at the end of this month. We share in this community’s disappointment and level of mismanagement shown by the Department of Human Settlements. The DA believes that it is important to use a single national housing list so …


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Honourable Speaker, six years ago the South African government adopted a blueprint for development, the NDP. The strategic goals as informed by the plan in Chapter 8, deals with integrated human settlement strategies, goals and time frames in forging a way forward to improve the lives of our people in this province. The pace and manner in which we commit ourselves to the realisation of Chapter 8 of the NDP …


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