Department Of Human Settlements Cape Town

Department Of Human Settlements Cape Town

Department Of Human Settlements Cape Town, The Department of Human Settlements is responsible for developing sustainable integrated human settlements in the Western Cape. This means that we are tasked with creating human settlements that allow its residents to access social and economic opportunities close to where they live.

Western Cape Department: Human Settlements

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X9083, Cape Town, 8000
Physical 27 Wale Street, Cape Town, 8001
Tel 021 483 4956
Fax 021 483 2589
Web www.westerncape.gov.za/dept/human-settlements

Overview

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements is committed to accelerating delivery, while promoting social cohesion through the development of sustainable, integrated and resilient human settlements in an open society.

It aims to: provide settlements that offer good basic and socio-economic services; offer a range of rental and ownership options that respond to the varied needs and incomes of households; and consistently improve settlements through joint citizen and government effort supported by private sector contributions. The Department’s strategic goals are to upgrade informal settlements and accelerate affordable housing, allocate free BNG houses to the most deserving beneficiaries.
 

Eastern Cape Department: Human Settlements

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X31008, Cambridge, Chiselhurst, East London, 5206
Physical Steve Tshwete House, 31-33 Phillip Frame Road, Waverly Park, Chiselhurst
Tel 043 711 9901/2/3
Fax 043 711 9797
Web www.ecdhs.gov.za

Overview

The mission of the Eastern Cape Department of Human Settlements is to facilitate and coordinate the provision of quality, integrated and sustainable human settlements that offer its communities a better living environment.

The Department essentially has three strategic goals that encompass all its core functions and responsibilities, with the outcomes being to: provide a credible multi-year housing development plan and budget through a participation process with stakeholders; promote consultation in the housing policy and legislative framework development and review process; review and roll-out the provincial medium-term Sustainable Human Settlement Research Agenda; provide outcomes-based monitoring and evaluation of integrated plans; facilitate and coordinate the eradication of informal settlements in the province; facilitate and promote the integration of communities utilising social and rental housing; provide planning, project management, technical and quality assurance expertise to sustainable human settlement projects; acquire land and facilitate the issuing of title deeds to promote homeownership; provide political and strategic leadership and management leadership to the Department; provide assurance and consulting activities on internal controls, risk management and governance processes, and fight fraud and corruption; effectively manage financial resources to achieve an unqualified audit opinion; provide streamlined procurement processes and effective contracts management; and enhance the organisational performance through a well-aligned organisational transformation programme, capacitated employees and sustainable ICT solutions.