Speedy & Efficiency in Restoring Dignity of people of Masinenge

Dignity was today restored for 63 inhabitants of an informal settlement on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast when they took occupation of their new decent double-storied housing units.

Dignity was today restored for 63 inhabitants of an informal settlement on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast when they took occupation of their new decent double-storied housing units.

The 63 beneficiaries have been residing at the sprawling Masinenge Informal Settlement outside Margate in Ray Nkonyeni Municipality’s Ward 3.

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This housing development on a prime estate next to a golf course forms part of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Human Settlements’ Informal Settlements Upgrade Programme, and its total yield is anticipated to benefit 882 families on completion in 2024 at the cost of R102,3 million.


 

 


To mark this historic occasion, KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala was accompanied by MEC for Human Settlements and Public Works Jomo Sibiya and Ray Nkonyeni Local Municipality Speaker Cllr Mzindle when he was officiated at the housing hand over.


 

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The Masinenge Slums Clearance Housing Project is among many projects the Department of Human Settlements is implementing in many municipalities under the Informal Settlements Upgrading Programme policy instrument. During this current financial year, the Department has allocated a budget of R757 million for the Informal Settlements Upgrade Programme. Speedy & Efficiency in Restoring Dignity of people of Masinenge.