Free State Department: Human Settlements
|Postal||Private Bag 247, Bloemfontein, 9300|
|Physical||7th Floor, OR Tambo House, Cnr Markgraaff & St Andrews Streets, Bloemfontein, 9300|
|Tel||051 403 3379 / 3392|
The mission of the Free State Department of Human Settlements is to develop cohesive, sustainable and integrated human settlements in the Free State.
The Department is committed to meeting the following specific objectives: accelerating the delivery of housing as a key strategy for poverty alleviation; utilising provision of housing as a major job creation strategy; ensuring that property can be accessed by all as an asset for wealth creation and empowerment; leveraging growth in the economy; combating crime, promoting social cohesion and improving quality of life for the poor; supporting the functioning of the entire single residential property market to reduce duality within the sector; breaking the barriers between the first economy residential property boom and the second economy slump; and utilising housing as an instrument for the development of sustainable human settlements, in support of spatial restructuring.