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NEW HOUSES FOR THE ELDERLY IN MASUTLHE

 

[21 May 2024 ]

It was not a usual Friday morning for the Mafete and Lecomo families as they became proud owners of new houses during the recent North West Provincial Government’s accelerated service delivery programme, Thuntsha Lerole at Masutlhe 2, Mahikeng Local Municipality. 78 year old visually impaired Shuping Mafete, could not contain joy and happiness as he received his new keys from North West Acting Premier and MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Patrick Dumile Nono Maloyi.. ...


 

MALOYI URGES BENEFICIARIES NOT TO SELL OR RENT OUT GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED HOUSES

 

[14 May 2024 ]

The North West Acting Premier and also MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Patrick Dumile Nono Maloyi has called on beneficiaries of government subsidised houses knows as Breaking New Ground (BNG) to refrain from selling or renting out their houses. ...


 

DEPARTMENT’S HOUSING PROGRAMME BENEFITS THREE FAMILIES IN RUSTENBURG

 

[14 May 2024 ]

The North West Department of Human Settlements through its informal settlement upgrading programme and the revitalisation of distressed mining towns is moving with speed to improve the living conditions of communities staying around the mining areas within the Rustenburg Local Municipality, by providing them with decent housing. ...


 

THE ELDERLY RECEIVE HOUSES AND TITLE DEEDS

 

[ 30 April 2024 ]

A promise by the department of Human Settlements, as announced by the Acting Premier and also the MEC for the Department of Human Settlements in the North West Nono Maloyi to unblock housing projects across the province is unfolding. The commitment was made during the first and the second phase of Thuntsha Lerole, accelerated service delivery program in the second quarter of the 2023/24 financial year. ...


 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS HANDS OVER NEW HOUSES TO MOSES KOTANE RESIDENTS

 

[ 22 April 2024 ]

In a concerted effort to ensure the provision of quality housing, the Department of Human Settlements recently handed over two (2) newly built houses and thirty seven (37) title deeds to Moses Kotane Local Municipality residents as part of the on-going Provincial Government’s Accelerated Service Delivery Programme, Thuntsha Lerole. ...


 

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS CONTINUES TO FINANCE FIRST HOME BUYERS

 

[ 16 April 2024 ]

First home finance, a program by the Department of Human Settlements has benefited yet another beneficiary who was earning more to qualify for an RDP house, to buy a house in Mahikeng. Masego Motlhatlego a 42 years old from Mahikeng has moved into her new home after being assisted by the Department through the First Home Finance program, which was formerly known as Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP). ...


 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS DELIVERS NEW HOMES FOR DEELPAN RESIDENTS

 

[ 16 April 2024 ]

The North West Department of Human Settlements confirms that the first phase of the 103 constructed houses for the Deelpan residents in the Tswaing Local Municipality has been completed. ...


 

APPROVED 2024/2025 ANNUAL PERFORMANCE PLAN

 

[ 10 April 2024 ]

Approved 2024/2025 Annual Performance Plan ...


 

ANOTHER MILE STONE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

 

[ 08 April 2024 ]

The Department of Human Settlements has done it again. This time the department handed over three houses in Lokaleng village outside Taung, to families lead by elderly women that have been staying in shacks. The Department has thus fur managed to complete 120 houses and continues to build 880 across villages in the Taung local municipality. ...


 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS DELIVERS NEW HOMES FOR DEELPAN RESIDENTS

 

[ 08 April 2024 ]

The North West Department of Human Settlements confirms that the first phase of the 103 constructed houses for the Deelpan residents in the Tswaing Local Municipality has been completed. Departmental Spokesperson; Ms Dineo Lolokwane said the houses are part of government’s integrated efforts to restoring and rebuilding Deelpan after it was engulfed by heavy rainfalls resulting in over 75% of the village being submerged in water. ...


 

MILLIONS SET ASIDE TO ERADICATE MUD HOUSES ON THE NORTH WEST PROVINCE

 

[ 20 February 2024 ]

A total budget of R198 million has been allocated to eradicate 1 356 mud houses in the North West Province, with 579 of these units already delivered. This was announced by North West Acting Premier, Patrick Dumile Nono Maloyi when he delivered the State of the Province Address on Tuesday, 20th February 2024 at the North West Provincial Legislature. According to Maloyi, it cannot be correct that there are still people who are living in ...


 

MEC MALOYI SADDENED BY THE PASSING OF ONE OF THE ABT HOUSE BENEFICIARIES, MS SOPHY APRIL

 

[ 05 December 2023 ]

The MEC for Corporative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Patrick Dumile Nono Maloyi has learned with sadness the passing of one of the beneficiaries of the Alternative Building Technology (ABT) houses at Madibogopan, Ratlou Local Municipality. Ms Sophy April sadly passed on last week Tuesday, 28 November 2023. Ms Sophy April is one of the beneficiaries who received keys to her newly built house barely two (2) weeks ago when the MEC visited the area. ...

 

MEC MALOYI URGE MANAGEMENT TO WORK ROUND THE CLOCK

 

[ 29 November 2023 ]

The MEC for North West Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Patrick Dumile Nono Maloyi has called on management of his department to ensure that contractors improve on service delivery with regard to unblocking blocked projects and issuing of title deeds across the province. ...

 

TWO HOUSES DELIVERED TO VULNERABLE FAMILIES IN RATLOU

 

[ 27 November 2023 ]

The MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs Patrick Dumile Nono Maloyi together with Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality Executive Mayor, Cllr. Khumalo Molefe, Mayor of Ratlou Local Municipality, Cllr. Matlhomola Jafta and Kgosi Lucky Gontse handed over two (2) houses to an elderly woman and a child headed family at Setlhatlhwe village near Setlagole in the Ratlou Local Municipality. ...

 

THE APRIL FAMILY RECEIVES AN ABT HOUSE

 

[ 21 November 2023]

The April Family in Madibogopan in the Ratlou local municipality recently celebrated with tears as they received keys to their house which was built by a philanthropist. The house, which is one of the few to be built through Alternative building technology in the province has brought a serious relieve to the family as they have been living in a one roomed mud house, extended with another one roomed shack. ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS DEPARTMENT PUTS A SMILE IN THE FACES OF MORETELE RESIDENTS

 

[ 14 November 2023 ]

North West MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Patrick Dumile Nono Maloyi reiterated his Department’s commitment of ensuring that communities are provided with habitable human settlements. MEC was speaking during the handover of houses to three (3) families in Dertig village, Moretele Local Municipality as part of the ongoing provincial government’s Thuntsha Lerole Accelerated Service Delivery programme. ...

 

MEC MALOYI PLEASED WITH PROGRESS MADE IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF MILITARY VETERANS HOUSES

 

[ 08 November 2023 ]

The MEC for Corporative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, who is also North West Acting Premier Patrick Dumile Nono Maloyi has praised his department for moving with speed in the implementation of the military veterans housing programme which was stalled for a long time due to various factors such as delay in the approval to amendments on the new proposed housing specifications that most of the Military Veterans beneficiaries wanted. ...

 

NW GOVERNMENT WINNING AGAINST HOUSING BLOCKED PROJECTS

 

[ 24 October 2023 ]

The MEC for Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Patrick Dumile Nono Maloyi says he is optimistic that his department will succeed in unblocking 76 projects comprising of over 8000 housing units. To date, the department has completed over 60% of the said target since the beginning of the current financial year. More than five thousand units in the province have been completed since the commencement of the departmental initiative ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENT DEPARTMENT AIMS TO RESTORE HUMAN DIGNITY THROUGH TITLE DEEDS PROGRAMME

 

[ 24 October 2023 ]

Following the launch of the Title Deed Friday campaign by the National Department of Human Settlements, the Department in the North West has been consistent and in support of the campaign by issuing title deeds to its rightful owners every Friday through the provincial government’s Thuntsha Lerole Accelerated Service Delivery Programme which has to date seen about 5 842 title deeds being issued. ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS APPROVES THE 2023 REVISED ACCREDITATION FRAMEWORK

 

[ 19 September 2023 ]

The Human Settlements Sector will soon have a revised framework to guide municipalities' administration of national housing programmes. The Revised Accreditation Framework for Municipalities to Administer National Housing Programmes (2023), will ensure municipalities' progressive capacitation to perform the delegated functions, without compromising delivery capacity in the short term. The framework received resounding support and was approved on Friday (15 September 2023), following a presentation tabled at the meeting between the Human Settlements Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi, Deputy Minister Pam Tshwete and provincial MECs of Human Settlements (MINMEC) ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS COMMEMORATES PUBLIC SERVICE WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT WEEK

 

[ 12 September 2023 ]

The Department of Human Settlements as part of the Public Service Women Management Week converged a meeting with women managers to reflect on various issues affecting them in the workplace. The meeting also seeks to promote women empowerment and gender equality within the public service and intends to inspire women in senior management positions to become resilient and effective leaders. ...

 

NORTH WEST HUMAN SETTLEMENTS CONTINUES TO ADDRESS HOUSING BACKLOG IN THE PROVINCE

 

[ 07 September 2023 ]

The North West Department of Human Settlements as part of addressing housing backlog in the province continued with its commitment of ensuring that communities are provided with better human settlements and title deeds as part of restoring their dignity. The Department handed over 10 houses and more than one thousand title deeds to beneficiaries, who were mostly the elderly, people living with disabilities and child headed families. ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS DEPARTMENT COMMITS TO BUILD HOUSES FOR DEELPAN FLOOD VICTIMS.

 

[ 29 August 2023 ]

The North West Department of Human Settlements under the stewardship of the acting premier and also the departmental MEC Dumile Patrick Nono Maloyi will on Friday introduce a contractor, who will build 106 houses for the flood victims in Deelpan village in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality. Speaking on behalf of the Department with regards to the introduction of the contractor, The Deputy Director of Human Settlement Quality Assurance, Project Management and Implementation Unit Macmillan Keboneilwe said the Department has appointed a ...

 

UNQUALIFIED AGSA REPORT FOR HUMAN SETTLEMENTS IN THE NORTH WEST

 

[ 01 August 2023 ]

North West MEC for Human Settlements, also the acting premier Nono Maloyi congratulated his department after it achieved an unqualified Auditor General report for the financial year 2022-2023. The achievement is said to have been the results of the stringent systems that were set by the department to ensure that proper processes are followed and resources used as according to policy and regulations. ...

 

ABT BEAR FRUITS DURING MANDELA DAY

 

[ 25 July 2023]

For over three years, Bakang Mahlangu stayed in a dilapidated shack. During rainy seasons, the roof would leak and the shack would also get waterlogged. This was a difficult period in his life. Mahlangu is the only surviving member of his family.On Mandela Day, his life changed for the better when the Acting Premier of the North West Province, Patrick Dumile Nono Maloyi, handed over a newly built house in Chaneng Village in the Rustenburg Local Municipality. The house was built using alternative building technology. ...

 

NORTH WEST HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PROMISES TO DELIVER HOUSES TO MILITARY VETERANS

 

[ 24 July 2023]

The North West Department of Human Settlements recently held a consultative meeting with developers to look into the Alternative Building Technologies (ABT) as a new method that can be used to fast-track the processes of delivering on the long awaited promise of building houses for military veterans through the Military Veterans Housing Programme which seeks to restore their dignity, improve their housing conditions as well as ensure access to adequate housing, security, tenure and shelter. ...

 

YIZOYIZO INFORMAL SETTLEMENT TO BE UPGRADED

 

[ 21 JUNE 2023]

The MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Nono Maloyi accompanied by the Head of Department (HOD) Kgomotso Mahlobo have recently introduced a contractor to build a house for a family of ten who live in a one-room house in Madibogo Village in the Ratlou Local Municipality near Mahikeng. According to the 29 years old mother of three, Idah April, who is the member of the affected family ...

 

MEC MALOYI APPOINTS CONTRACTOR TO BUILD AN EMERGENCY HOUSE FOR A DESTITUTE FAMILY

 

[ 28 June 2023 ]

Rustenburg: MEC for the Department of Human Settlements in the North West Nono Maloyi, confirmed to the residents of YizoYizo informal settlement in Rustenburg that their settlement will be upgraded and that they will get services. MEC Maloyi’s confirmation was made during a meeting with more than 200 residents of Yizoyizo. It is estimates that there might be over a thousand families living in the informal settlement that is located next to the industrial area in Tlhabane location. ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS TO HOST ALTERNATIVE BUILDING TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT

 

[ 22 May 2023]

The North West Department of Human Settlements will host an Alternative Building Technology Summit from the 26th to 28th May 2023 in Bojanala District at Sun City Resort in Moses Kotane Local Municipality. The Investment and Alternative Building Technology summit seeks to address among others, general human settlements challenges such as to unblock blocked projects as well as addressing housing backlog in the North West province. ...

 

SAHRC CALLS ON COGHSTA TO DELIVER HOME AS PART OF ITS MANDATE AND HUMAN RIGHTS

 

[ 15 May 2023]

MAHIKENG -The North West Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs has acknowledged some of its challenges before the South African Human Rights Commission. Issues such as blocked projects, not monitoring projects as constant as possible, delay in terminations of contractors who are underperforming among others are those that the department was cautioned on ...

 

BLOCKED PROJECTS REMAIN A CHALLENGE

 

[ 03 April 2023]

The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements led by the Chairperson, Mmatshwene Semenya, has recently visited the Ngaka Modiri Molema District to monitor progress on blocked projects in the area. Semenya outlined the purpose of the visit as to monitor how the budget allocated for housing projects was used as well as to ensure that projects are completed on time. She emphasized that the Department of Human Settlements is the service delivery department and it is ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS TO CAPACITATE CONTRACTORS

 

[ 28 March 2022]

The resolution to capacitate emerging contractors in the province comes as a result of the Department’s intervention to assist contractors in ensuring that the mandate as enshrined in the constitution is achieved, this also is part of the actions to fast track the delivery of houses at the expected pace, This move was announced by the head of department for Human Settlements, Ms. Kgomotso Mahlobo, during the ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS TO CAPACITATE CONTRACTORS

 

[ 24 March 2023]

The resolution to capacitate emerging contractors in the province comes as a result of the Department’s intervention to assist contractors in ensuring that the mandate as enshrined in the constitution is achieved, this also is part of the actions to fast track the delivery of houses at the expected pace, This move was announced by the head of department for Human Settlements, Ms. Kgomotso Mahlobo, during the ...

 

COGHSTA TERMINATES POOR PERFORMING CONTRACTORS

 

[ 20 March 2023]

The department of human settlements in the North West has already terminated about 15 developers who were found to be incompetent or charged with poor performance. The information was revealed during a meeting called by MEC Nono Maloyi and managers of Corporative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs on Sunday. Managers assured MEC Maloyi that more contactors will be terminated soon ...

 

RENTAL HOUSING TRIBUNAL AND CSOS EMPOWER STAKEHOLDERS

 

[ 08 March 2023]

Potchefstroom: The North West Rental Housing Tribunal and Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) will work together to deal with challenges facing landlords, tenants and people living in sectional titlesCSOS the Community Schemes Ombud Service was established in terms of the Community Schemes Service Act 9 of 2011 to regulate the conduct of parties within community schemes and to ensure their good governance ...

 

GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES REVISED HOUSING SCHEME FOR THE MISSING MIDDLE

 

[ 28 February 2023]

The National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC) one of the entities of the Department of Human Settlements, has unveiled First Home Finance a programme that seeks to help all qualifying beneficiaries who intend to buy or build their first homes or property. Depending on a monthly household income government can fund a beneficiary up to R130 000. Eligible beneficiaries should earn between R3,501 and R22,000 per month. ...

 

MEC MALOYI CALLS FOR INTEGRATED PLANNING AND COORDINATION IN DELIVERING HS SERVICES

 

[ 06 February 2023]

The core mandate of the Department of Human Settlements is at the rock face of service delivery to our communities. Housing delivery intertwines with many other service deliverables such as bulk services, access roads, proper ablution facilities, electricity and so forth...

 

MEC MALOYI WELCOMES MAHLOBO AS THE NEW HUMAN SETTLEMENTS HOD

 

[ 17 January 2023]

The MEC for Human Settlements in the North West Nono Maloyi welcomed Ms. Kgomotso Mahlobo who has been appointed as the head of department during a senior management meeting held in Mafikeng recently. Mahlobo’s appointment comes after 17 months since the post remained vacant after the substantive HoD’s contract ended. ...

 

AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING IN THE NORTH WEST PROVINCE, MARKET ASSESSMENT AND DEMAND STUDY REPORT

 

[ 03 October 2022]

DEMACON Market Studies were commissioned by the Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA), in conjunction with the North West Department of Human Settlements (NWHS), to conduct an assessment and demand study in regard to social housing in the North West Province. More specifically, the assessment and demand study focuses on restructuring zones in the province, primarily distributed throughout the four districts of the province ...

 

MILITARY VETERANS CALL GOVERNMENT TO FAST TRACK HOUSING PROJECT

 

[ 12 July 2022]

Michael Moses Tshose, (68) a former member of the South Africa National Defence Force and currently a member of the South African National Military Veterans Association is one of the over nighty members, that will benefit from the military veterans housing programme. Tshose who stays in Lethabong outside Rustenburg said he remain hopeful as he has long been waiting for government to build him a house ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS CONGRATULATIONS DR BOLE

 

[ 28 June 2022 ]

The Department of Human Settlements congratulates its former spokesperson and current director of Stakeholder Engagement and Capacity Development Ben Bole for his academic achievement. Dr Bole has just completed a PHD in governance and political transformation at the North West University under the tutelage of Prof Andre Duvenhage ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS POPULARISING ITS POLICIES IN DR KK MUNICIPALITIES

 

[ 23 June 2022 ]

In an effort to fast track the process of delivering quality services, the North West Department of Human Settlements continued in work-shopping municipal officials on human settlements policies. ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS POLICIES ROLLED OUT TO MUNICIPALITIES

 

[ 23 June 2022 ]

The Department of Human Settlements has embarked a programme to popularise its guiding policies to local municipalities across the province. The programme was initiated to ensure that officials within municipalities have a clear understanding of Human Settlements policies and that they adhered to, from the municipality level. ...

 

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE CALLS FOR PUNITIVE MEASURES ON DEVELOPERS

 

[ 14 June 2022 ]

The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements Aaron Motswana has urged the North West Department of Human Settlements to enforce consequence management on non performing developers. ...