The year began on a high note for residents of Marikana when Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu visited the community to hand over houses on 6 January 2016.
In 2014, the Limpopo districts of Waterberg and Mopani were badly affected by severe storms and gales that destroyed and damaged houses in a number of villages, rendering households destitute.
The KwaZulu-Natal master spatial plan (MSP) for human settlements was finalised in April.
The community of Knysna was overjoyed when the Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu signed the transfer of 72 ha of land to the HDA for the development of integrated human settlements.
HDA hosted sector workshop on unauthorised land occupation and its impact on the upgrading of informal settlements on 17 May 2016