The formulation of South Africa’s Housing Policy commenced prior to the democratic elections, with the formation of the National Housing Forum. This forum was a multi-party nongovernmental negotiating body comprising 19 members from business, the community, government, development organisations and political parties outside the government at the time. At these negotiations the foundation for the new government's Housing policy were developed and agreed to. This culminated in the achievement of the broad housing sector convention also referred to as the Housing Accord that concluded into the White Paper on Housing 1994 The Government of National Unity in 1994 made use of these negotiations and investigations when it formulated South Africa’s National Housing Policy.

Mission

A community in an integrated and sustainable
human settlement.

Vision

To effectively plan, coordinate, provide and support the development of habitable integrated human settlement in the Province.

Latest updates

NW Government To Deliver More Than 2500 Units In Marikana [11 July 2014]

North West provincial government in conjunction with Lonmin launched the Marikana extension 2 housing projects on Thursday. The project is said to change the face of Marikana which is dominated by informal settlements surrounding the mining areas in the Rustenburg area. More than 2500 houses will be build with the main objective of eradicating informal settlements in the province, especially around the mining towns. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: North West Government and Lonmin to build houses in Marikana Ext 2 [08 July 2014]

Following the signing of the memorandum of understanding in October 2013, whereupon, Lonmin donated 50 hectors of land to Government for housing development purposes; to this end, the North West Provincial Government and the mining giant will officially launch the Marikana Extension 2 housing project on Thursday. 292 houses and 252 Community Residential Units (CRUs) will be constructed as part of the first phase of more than 2000 mixed housing typologies.

The event will take place as follows::
Date: 10 April 2014
Time: 13H00
Venue: Marikana Ext 2 (Marikana West) [read more]


MEC Maine pledges to turn the north west into construction site and encourages developers to deliever quality houses [11 June 2014]

Following the recent handing over project programme which the department has embarked on, the MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements, Collen Maine saw it fit to convene all the housing developers in the province to discuss housing delivery issues. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: Maine to address housing developers in NW [11 June 2014]

North West MEC for Human Settlements and Local Government Collen Maine will today address developer’s forum attended by contractors contracted by the department to build houses for the communities of the province. [read more]


Government Office Shooting Victims to be Laid to Rest [21 May 2014]

Two officials of the Department of Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison in the North West, who died following the shooting incident at the departmental offices in Mafikeng last week Thursday, will be buried on Saturday in different funeral services. [read more]


The Department Names the Victims of Government Offices Shooting [20 May 2014]

The Department of Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison in the North West, has released the names of its employees who became victims of the last week Thursday shooting incident that left two people dead and the other three hospitalised with serious injuries. [read more]


Boskuil and Oersonskraal communities to benefit from housing project [17 May 2014]

The North West province is not recognised as the best performing province to no vain. The recent handing over programme of more than 8000 housing units across the province by Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison, MEC Nono Maloyi bears testimony to that. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi to visit the bereaved families and those injured in hospitals [16 May 2014]

North West MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi, accompanied by the MEC for the Department of Economic Development Motlalepula Rosho will visit the bereaved families of the officials who passed away yesterday after a sudden shooting incident at the departmental offices at NWDC building in Mmabatho. [read more]


New Look RDP House For The North West Launched [29 April 2014]

The North West has official launched the new look RDP house that will be the common feature of houses to be build in the North West with effect from this year. The house has more features than the previous houses that were build in the province but same in size. The department launched the house during the recent provincial Govan Mbeki awards held in Phokeng outside Rustenburg. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: SABC In Partnership With Human Settlements North West Handover Houses In Mantja Village [24 April 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Thursday hand over about 100 houses to the Piet Plessis families in the Kagisano Molopo local municipality.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 25 April 2014
Time: 9H00
Venue: Mantja Village [read more]


MEC Maloyi Hand Multi-Million Rand Project in Bojanala [17 April 2014]

Ms Olivia Leopeng (84), the first and probably the oldest beneficiary of the Sunway Presidential project in Hartebeespoort in the Madibeng local municipality. Leopeng, who is blind and does not get social grants, could not stop singing praises about the good work that the government has done for her and which include her family. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi honors contractors and handover 1000 units [15 April 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Wednesday hand over 1000 units of the Sunway presidential project residents who have been staying in informal settlements in Hartbeespoort Madibeng.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 16 April 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Sunway Village

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 16 April 2014
Time: 14H00
Venue: Boiketong Hall

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 16 April 2014
Time: 18H00
Venue: Bafokeng Civic centre [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi To Hand Over 100 Houses In Piet Plessis [09 April 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Thursday hand over about 100 houses to the Piet Plessis families in the Kagisano Molopo local municipality.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 10 April 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Piet Plessis Sport Ground [read more]


“This is service delivery not electioneering” MEC Maloyi [04 April 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi has again condemned those who accuses him of using the department’s housing delivery programme to campaign for elections. MEC Maloyi did not mix words as he came hard of those criticizing the program, during the continuation of hand over programme in Leeudorinstad on Friday. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi To Hand Over 112 Houses In Leeudoringstad [03 April 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Friday hand over about 112 houses to the Leeudoringstad families living in rural villages of the Maquassi Hills local municipality. The hand over is a continuation of the departmental programme that started in the past two months.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 04 April 2014
Time: 11H00
Venue: Kgakala Stadium [read more]


MEC Maloyi handover 570 houses to Rustenburg rural families [28 March 2014]

Life will be a lot easier and better as compared to where we come from. These are the words of Ms Lebogang Kwele of Maile Diepkuil village outside Rustenburg after she was officially given a house by the MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison in the North West on Friday. The Handing over is part of the departmental programme of handing over about 8000 houses to beneficiaries across the province between February and March. [read more]


MEC Maloyi Hand Over 600 Houses To Restore Human Rights [21 March 2014]

Providing houses to the poor communities is a basic human right that any other government can do. These were the sentiments echoed by MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison in the North West, Nono Maloyi. MEC Maloyi was speaking during the official hand over of about 600 houses in ext 13 Trottsville in the Wolmaranstaad in the Maquassi Hills municipality on Friday. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi To Hand Over 600 Houses In Wolmaranstad As Part Of Human Rights Day [20 March 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Tuesday hand over about 250 houses to the Taung families in the greater Taung local municipality. The Houses are part of the 8000 houses that are expected to be handed over between February and March 2014.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 21 March 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Wolmaranstad ext 13 [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: MEC Maloyi To Hand Over 250 Houses In Greater Taung [17 March 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Tuesday hand over about 250 houses to the Taung families in the greater Taung local municipality. The Houses are part of the 8000 houses that are expected to be handed over between February and March 2014.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 18 March 2014
Time: 14H00
Venue: Tlapeng Tribal Authority [read more]


Eleven orphans receives a decent house to ease their burden [16 March 2014]

A family of eleven orphans in Khuma extension 6 was amongst the households’ beneficiaries who received houses during the recent handing over ceremony in the Matlosana Local Municipality. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: Mec Maloyi To Hand Over 1000 Houses In Mothutlung [12 March 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Thursday hand over about 1000 houses to the Mothotlung families in the Madibeng local municipality. The Houses are part of the 8000 houses that are expected to be handed over between February and March 2014.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 13 March 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Mothotlung ext 2 [read more]


Acting Mec Mohono Delivers 300 Houses To Mmatau And Siga Families [10 March 2014]

Ms Ellen Matshaba of Mmatau village in the Moses Kotane local municipality has every reason to celebrate after receiving a house from government. Matshaba has been living in a mud house for the past 52 years, which has been exposing her to hazardous environment and compromised her health and that of her family members. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT: Acting MEC Mohono To Hand Over 300 Houses In Mmatau [07 March 2014]

Acting MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Desbo Mohono will hand over about 300 houses to the Mmatau and Siga families in the Moses Kotane local municipality on Saturday. The Houses are part of the 8000 houses that are expected to be handed over between February and March.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 08 March 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Mmatau tribal offices [read more]


Government Gives Priority To Elders In Housing Delivery [03 March 2014]

Government will continue to prioritize elderly people and other vulnerable groups when delivering houses. These were the sentiments echoed by MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi when he was handing over about 600 houses in Groot-Marico in the Ramotshere Moilwa Local Municipality. [read more]


Government to tackle housing backlog headon [28 February 2014]

The Department of Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison says that it will strive to reduce the housing backlog in the province throughout the coming financial years. The department made this commitment during the official handing over of houses in Jouberton ext 16 in Matlosana on Friday. [read more]


MEDIA ALERT:MEC Maloyi to handover Groot Marico 600 houses [28 February 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Saturday officially hand-over 600 houses to the communities of Groot Marico that has been living in an informal settlement situated next to the N4 in the Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 01 March 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue:: Groot Marico – Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality [read more]


MEDIA ALERT:MEC Maloyi continues to accelerate access to housing in NW [27 February 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Friday officially hand-over houses to about 188 families of Joubertina Extension 16 in the Matlosana Local Municipality. The families have been staying in informal settlements.

The media is invited to be part of the handover ceremony which will be held as follows:
Date: 28 February 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Jourbertina Extension 16 [read more]


Maloyi Satisfied with Quality of NW Houses [24 February 2014]

The North West MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi expressed his satisfaction about the quality of houses that are given to the beneficiaries. Maloyi said this during the handing over of more than 700 houses in Jouberton, ext 20 where two blind beneficiaries became proud owners of dignified homes. [read more]


MEDIAL ALERT: Mec Maloyi To Hand Over 200 Houses In Ratlou Municipality [24 February 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will on Tuesday hand over about 200 houses to families in Kraaipan. The hand over is part of the MEC’s programme of officially handing over 8000 houses to beneficiaries across the province in 60 days.

Date: 25 February 2014
Time: 14H00
Venue: Kraaipan Community Hall
[read more]


MEDIAL ALERT: Mec Maloyi To Hand Over 260 Houses In Matlosana [18 February 2014]

MEC for Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi will hand over about 260 houses to Jouberton families near Klerksdorp on Thursday. The Houses are part of the 8000 houses that are expected to be handed over between February and March 2014. The benefiting families are said to be from the nearby farming communities and have never owned houses before.

Date: 20 February 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Jouberton Ext 20 (Open space)
[read more]


MEDIAL ALERT:MEC Maloyi to handover 473 houses in Tlokwe [12 February 2014]

Date: 14 February 2014
Time: 10H00
Venue: Ikageng ext 11 (Next to Roman Catholic Church)
[read more]


Mec Maloyi To Hand Over 8000 Houses Across NW [05 February 2014]

Ms Maria Selale of extension 5 in Boitumelong location in Bloemhof says she is the happiest person in the world to have been given a house by government. The 67 year old Selale is one of many people who benefited from many housing projects by the Department of Human Settlements Public Safety and Liaison in the North West. Ms Selale was officially given a house by the Departmental MEC Nono Maloyi during the first leg of handing houses over to beneficiaries across the province. [read more]


It’s all systems go at Wolmaransstad schools [16 January 2014]

Schools around the Wolmaranstad area in the North West heeded the call by the Department of Education to ensure that the culture of learning and teaching is implemented on the first day of the schools reopening. The compliance to the appeal was given thumps up by MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison Nono Maloyi on Wednesday and Thursday while visiting and observing adherence, as per Exco resolution to deploy executive members to different schools across the province. [read more]


Mr Collin Maine
MEC for Human Settlements & Local Government

Mr MI Kgantsi
HOD: Human Settlements Branch


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