Department: Human Settlements

Contact details

Physical: 203 Church Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
Postal: Private Bag X9152, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Tel: 033 392 6400
Fax: 033 845 6454


The mission of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Human Settlements is to create an enabling environment based on a coordinated, integrated and intersectoral approach to support human settlement infrastructure development.

The Department's strategic goals are to overhaul provincial human settlement services, with the expected outcomes of improved access, equity, efficiency, effectiveness and utilisation of human settlements, and improved governance and management; improve the efficiency and quality of human settlements services, with the expected outcomes of accreditation of municipalities, improved sector/stakeholder capacity, and improved human settlements outcomes and upgrading of households in informal houses; and paradigm shift subsuming integrated development, intersectoral approaches and well-coordinated project management.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr RR Pillay
Head of Department
Ms G Apelgren-Narkedien

Mr Ravigasen Ranganathan Pillay
Head of Department:
Ms Greta Apelgren-Narkedien
Ms Shirmala Pillay
Mr Mdu Zungu
Senior Management:
Ms Odette Anderson (Senior Manager: Legal Services)
Ms Zandile Myeni (Senior Manager: Financial Management)
Mr Sandile Sibiya (Senior Manager: IGR and Communications)
Communications Officers:
Mr Mbulelo Baloyi (Media Liaison Officer)
Sandile Sibiya

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEQualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriation4 299 4223 887 3633 657 8013 377 820
Actual Expenditure4 131 0253 873 1783 617 2893 377 771
Employee Compensation266 232239 766202 048208 272
Goods and Services123 128123 15185 501110 290
Capital Assets14 75579 58815 04814 324
Unauthorised Expenditure5 58314 735-22 085
Irregular Expenditure6 4071905 24611 032
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure-11 3937 448
Posts Approved8648167931 307
Posts Filled813763779537
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