Backlogs on waiting lists for houses and freeing up state-owned land are a Western Cape priority ...

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- dailymaverick.co.za | a month ago

One month into his job, Western Cape Human Settlements MEC Tertius Simmers is sitting with two big problems, The first is the issues surrounding the housing waiting list — a bone of contention for many communities waiting for houses.

The second is trying to rebut national Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu’s budget speech in which she claimed the DA-led government backed out of a deal to create housing in the Western Cape.

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