An additional R4,9-billion will be allocated for housing and municipal services over the next three years, according to the 2011 Budget Review, tabled by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday.
.The National Housing Financial Corporation (NHFC) is redefining the affordable housing finance environment.
Taffy Adler, CEO of the HDA, and Lucien Rakgoale, HDA Manager Land and Property Acquisitions, were recently in Mali supporting the Deputy Minister and the National Department of Human Settlements at the Third African Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (AMCHUD) in Bamako, Mali from 22 to 24 November 2010.
Problems with the provision of bulk infrastructure are stifling housing delivery across the country, says Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale.
The vision of an integrated South Africa has been taken a step further by the Human Settlements minister, who on Monday committed to ensuring that “skin colour” will never be a deciding factor in where people get to stay.