Department: Human Settlements

Contact details

Physical: 27 Wale Street, Cape Town, 8001
Postal: Private Bag X9083, Cape Town, 8000
Tel: 021 483 4956
Fax: 021 483 2589


The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements is committed to accelerating delivery, while promoting social cohesion through the development of sustainable, integrated and resilient human settlements in an open society.

It aims to: provide settlements that offer good basic and socio-economic services; offer a range of rental and ownership options that respond to the varied needs and incomes of households; and consistently improve settlements through joint citizen and government effort supported by private sector contributions. The Department's strategic goals are to upgrade informal settlements and accelerate affordable housing, allocate free BNG houses to the most deserving beneficiaries.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr B Madikizela
Head of Department
Mr T Mguli

Mr Bonginkosi Madikizela (Minister)
Head of Department:
Mr Thando Mguli
Chief of Staff:
Ms E Cloete (Office of the Minister)
Chief Directors:
Mr Francois de Wet (Management Support)
Ms Phila Mayisela
Ms Jacqui Samson (Human Settlement Planning)
Ms K August (Affordable Housing)
Mr Preshane Chandaka (Regional Director: Cape Winelands and Overberg)
Mr Greg de Villiers (Professional and Project Management Services)
Mr Brian Denton (Human Settlement Project Administration)
Mr Lionel Esterhuizen (Land and Asset Management)
Mr A Hazell (Acting: Information Management)
Ms T Jooste (Policy and Research)
Mr B Nkosi (Strategic Support)
Mr Esais Pietersen (Acting Regional Director: Eden and Central Karoo)
Mr Rob Smith (Grant and Municipal Performance Management)
Mr Melvin Stoffels (Financial Management)
Ms Rehana Tiry (Regional Director: West Coast, COCT and PHP)
Ms E van Rensburg (Planning)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Mr Nathan Adriaanse (Head: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedClean AuditClean AuditClean Audit
Total Final Appropriationn/a2 239 4562 180 9782 241 832
Actual Expendituren/a2 212 6992 153 6812 215 901
Employee Compensationn/a177 003170 543150 320
Goods and Servicesn/a78 15080 05389 059
Capital Assetsn/a5 2374 5634 215
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a591--
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a---
Posts Approvedn/a468486468
Posts Filledn/a447454372
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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