Retired built environment professionals have been recruited by the Eastern Cape Human Settlements Department to mentor staff.
According to Tokyo Sexwale, Minister of Human Settlements, a total of 8 700 settlement projects are currently underway.
Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale is hoping to address the housing backlog by claiming back old dilapidated buildings and making them habitable places.
The HDA’s Annual Report 2009-2010 covers the establishment and first year of operation of the Agency.
Development Action Group national conference ‘Re-imaging the City: A New Urban Order’ took place in Cape Town from 11 to 13 October 2010.