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Title Deeds: Deeds Registry briefing; Housing Consumer Protection Bill: adoption
30 Nov 2022
On a virtual platform the Portfolio Committee considered the B version of the Housing Consumer Protection Bill [B10B-2021] and adopted it and the Committee Report on the Bill. Most of the amendments were minor due to the renumbering caused by the removal of clause 39 which ...
Housing Consumer Protection Bill: proposed amendments
23 Nov 2022
On a virtual platform, the Portfolio Committee deliberated on its proposed amendments (A-list) to clauses 2, 7, 11, 15, 16, 32, 41 and 88 of the Housing Consumer Protection Bill.
The Department first addressed outstanding concerns raised by Members about the establishment of a non-profit company to provide insurance ...
Housing Consumer Protection Bill:deliberations
16 Nov 2022
Committee deliberations on the Housing Consumer Protection Bill covered clauses 1 to 38.
In clause 2 Members expressed their concern about the lack of mention of mud huts in rural areas not being listed as exempt from the requirements of this legislation. Members asked which entity is responsible for ...
Human Settlements BRRR
26 Oct 2022
The Committee met on a virtual platform to consider its Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report (BRRR) on the Department of Human Settlements and its entities.
The leading contention in the meeting pertained to the Committee’s undertaking to receive quarterly progress reports from the ...
DHS & entities 2021/22 Annual Report: Auditor-General & DPME input; with Deputy Minister
12 Oct 2022
The Portfolio Committee met on a virtual platform for a briefing by the Auditor-General South Africa and the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) on the financial and non-financial performance of the human settlements portfolio and the monitoring and evaluation of the work of the Department of Human ...
The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements met on a virtual platform to consider the Committee's reports on its participation at the World Urban Forum 11, the Human Settlements Indaba and Exhibition, the Committee minutes and its fourth term programme, strategic plan and annual performance plan for ...
Breede Valley Municipality Petition: DHS & WC DHS input
21 Sep 2022
Report of the meeting to follow.
Committee Reports; Third Term Programme & Committee matters
24 Aug 2022
The Committee met on a virtual platform to consider its third term programme, and to adopt its reports -- with observations and recommendations -- for the third and fourth quarters of the 2021/22 year.
During the discussion on oversight visits in the Committee's third term programme, a ...
Update on establishment of Human Settlements Development Bank; with Deputy Minister
8 Jun 2022
The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements had called on the Department of Human Settlements to expedite establishing the much-anticipated Human Settlements Development Bank (HSDB). In line with this, the tabling of the Human Settlements Development Bank Bill would be prioritised as enabling legislation toward this goal. The purpose of ...
The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) gave a presentation outlining their investigations into housing corruption in the Limpopo, Free State and Gauteng provinces. The investigations found several instances of service and goods procurement that were not fair, equitable, transparent, or cost-effective. One such case was the development of the Talana Temporary ...