The HDA attends the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development in Quito, Ecuador.
The provision of 4.3 million houses and subsidies to more than 20 million of South Africans since 1994 was one of the big highlights of this financial year’s budget vote speech.
Gross value added (GVA) measures the contribution to an economy of an individual producer, industry, sector or region, according to the Financial Times.
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.