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Postponed: KwaZulu-Natal & Gauteng on MinMec 2022/23 Priorities and Budget Expenditure
30 Aug 2023
In Parliament, the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements met for a briefing by the Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces on the Ministers and Members of Executive Council (Minmec) priorities and budget expenditure for the 2022/23 financial year. It also considered outstanding Committee minutes and reports for adoption.
Members were told that ...
The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) gave an update on its investigations into housing corruption in 5 provinces: Limpopo, Free State, Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga, and Gauteng. The SIU told the Committee that its investigations uncovered and indicated endemic corruption, maladministration, and malpractice in the DHS, as there is evidence of ...
Adoption of Committee Minutes
7 Jun 2023
The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements met to deal with outstanding minutes.
Tshwane's failure to appear before the Committee for a briefing due to financial constraints raised concerns, prompting a proposal to retain their funds until engagement. The Committee proposed visiting Tshwane to investigate water-related challenges leading to serious ...
DHS Q4 2022/23 Performance; Northern Cape and North West Oversight Visit Report; with Ministry
31 May 2023
The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements met on the virtual platform to receive a briefing on the Quarter Four performance of the Department of Human Settlement.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Committee discussed a recent oversight visit to the North West province. A few ...
In a virtual meeting, the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements received presentations from the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) on the material irregularities and Budgetary Review Recommendation Report, as well as a presentation from National Treasury on the policy to reallocate funds from the various provinces ...
Human Settlements Budget: Committee Report
9 May 2023
DHS, NHBRC, HDA, SHRA, NHFC, PPRA & CSOS 2023/24 Annual Performance Plans; with Minister and Deputy Minister
3 May 2023
The Portfolio Committee convened in Parliament to receive a briefing from the Department of Human Settlements (DHS) and its entities on their strategic and annual performance plans (APPs) for the 2023/24 financial year. The entities that were present were the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC), Housing Development Agency (HDA), ...
The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements convened a meeting to receive briefings from the cities of Cape Town and Ekurhuleni on the utilisation of the Urban Settlements Development Grant (USDG), informal settlements upgrading, serviced sites and land invasions. The City of Johannesburg and the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipalities submitted their apologies, ...
Strategy to transform apartheid urban spatial design; Strategy for the issuance of Title Deeds; with Deputy Minister
8 Feb 2023
The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements held a virtual meeting to hear from the Department of Human Settlements (DHS) about its strategic plans for spatial transformation and the status of title deed issuance.
The Department presented that the factors that contributed to slow spatial transformation included slow transformation of ...
First Term Committee Programme
1 Feb 2023
The Committee convened a virtual meeting to adopt its first term programme and outstanding minutes from the previous quarter.
During discussion on the programme, Members were told that the Committee had only one week for oversight visits each quarter, so it planned to visit two provinces per quarter to ...