Department: Human Settlements

Contact details

Physical: 27 Wale Street, Cape Town, 8001
Postal: Private Bag X9083, Cape Town, 8000
Tel: 021 483 9482
Fax: 021 483 2589


The mission of the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements is to provide settlements that offer good basic and socio-economic services; to offer a range of rental and ownership options that respond to the varied needs and incomes of households; and to consistently improve settlements through joint citizen and government effort supported by private sector contributions. The Department is committed to accelerating delivery, while promoting social cohesion through the development of integrated and sustainable human settlements in an open society.

The Department's strategic goals are to: enhance efficiency and effectiveness of the provincial Department of Human Settlements; improve settlement functionality, efficiencies and resilience; accelerate housing opportunities; improve living conditions of beneficiaries through the Upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP); improve living conditions of beneficiaries through access to water and sanitation; improve living conditions of beneficiaries through upgrading housing units and promoting ownership of property; enable an increasing supply of land for affordable housing and catalytic projects; facilitate job creation and empowerment opportunities; and promote innovation and the better living concept.

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)
Rayan Rughubar (Human Settlement Implementation)
Ms Jacqui Samson (Human Settlement Planning)
Ms K August (Affordable Housing)
Mr Brian Denton (Human Settlement Project Administration)
Mr Lionel Esterhuizen (Land and Asset Management)
Mr AT Fourie (Professional and Project Management Services)
Mr A Hazell (Acting: Information Management)
Ms T Jooste (Policy and Research)
Ms P Mayisela (Regional Director: Eden and Central Karoo)
Mr G Nightingale (Regional Director: Cape Winelands and Overberg)
Mr B Nkosi (Strategic Support)
Ms A Rautenbach (Acting Regional Director: West Coast, COCT and PHP)
Mr Rob Smith (Grant and Municipal Performance Management)
Mr Melvin Stoffels (Financial Management)
Ms E van Rensburg (Planning)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Mr Nathan Adriaanse (Head: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditClean AuditFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriation2 239 4562 180 9782 241 8321 987 582
Actual Expenditure2 212 6992 153 6812 215 9011 987 458
Employee Compensation177 003170 543150 320137 463
Goods and Services78 15080 05389 059100 095
Capital Assets5 2374 5634 2155 129
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure591--43
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure----
Posts Approved468486468438
Posts Filled447454372388
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