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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 ...
Department of Human Settlements on Budget: Committee Report
4 May 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Portfolio Committee considered its report on the budget vote report on the revised strategic planning and the Annual Performance Plan of the Department of Human Settlements and its entities.
Some Members were impressed with the report as they felt that it attempts ...
DHS 2022/23 Annual Performance Plan; with Minister and Deputy Minister
20 Apr 2022
The Portfolio Committee convened on a virtual platform to be briefed by the Department of Human Settlements (DHS) on its annual performance plan (APP) for 2022/23.
Members convened 30 minutes early to allow them to review the Committee’s second term programme. It was proposed ...
Interventions to stabilise Housing Development Agency & Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority; Plans to accelerate transformation of the real estate sector; with Minister & Deputy Minister
23 Mar 2022
The Portfolio Committee convened on a virtual platform for a briefing by the Department of Human Settlements (DHS) on the interventions undertaken to stabilise the Housing Development Agency (HDA) and the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority (PPRA), formally known as the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB). The Department and the ...
The Portfolio Committee convened on a virtual platform for a briefing by the office of the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) on the second special report on the financial management of government’s COVID-19 initiatives. The Department of Human Settlements (DHS), led by the Deputy Minister, was ...
Workshop on Housing Consumer Protection Bill
9 Mar 2022
The Committee convened on a virtual platform to be briefed by the Department of Human Settlements (DHS) on the Housing Protection Bill [B10-2021], which had been tabled by the executive to Parliament.
The Department said that the Bill repeals the current Act (National Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act 95 of ...
DHS 2021/22 Quarter 2 Performance; SHRA policies; with Deputy Minister
23 Feb 2022
In a virtual meeting, the Portfolio Committee received a briefing from the Department of Human Settlements (DHS) on its second-quarter report and a briefing from the Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA) on home finishes and the qualification criteria for blacklisted people seeking to access housing.
The Deputy Minister said that ...
NHFC; NHBRC & SHRA 2020/21 Annual Report; with Minister
17 Nov 2021
The Portfolio Committee met virtually to received presentations on the 2020/21 annual reports from three entities in the Department of Human Settlements (DHS) portfolio -- the National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC), the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC), and the Social Housing ...
Department of Human Settlements 2021/22 Annual Report: briefing by the Department, with Minister and Deputy Minister
10 Nov 2021
The Department of Human Settlements briefed the Committee, on a virtual platform, on its 2020/21 Annual Report.
The Minister’s opening remarks included the need for transparency and effort in rebuilding the trust of the Committee and people through the corruption clean-up process. Unfinished projects would be ...