24 December 2019 - NW1717
Roos, Mr AC to ask the Minister of Home Affairs
With reference to the Home Affairs Office in West Street, Centurion, what (a) is the expiry date of the lease agreement for the office building, (b) plans are in place to move to a more suitable venue considering the extensive population in the catchment area and (c) measures have been put in place to provide affordable parking for clients since the Gautrain station was built?
The mandate to manage immovable assets on behalf of government departments (including lease agreements) is with the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI).
a) The expiry date for the lease agreement for the Centurion office is 31 May 2024.
b) The Department of Home Affairs has requested DPWI, as part of the long term strategy, to source state owned building or build per DHA specifications.
c) The Department of Home Affairs does generally provide parking for clients in all its offices throughout the country. The parking that is leased is only for state vehicles.