24 December 2019 - NW1680
Basson, Ms J to ask the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation
(a) What total number of title deeds has her department issued since 29 May 2019, (b) where is each building located and (c) on what date was each title deed issued?
Title deeds have been handed over by Members of the Executive Members (MECs) in the various provinces since 29 May 2019. I have therefore referred the question to provinces to provide the detailed information requested by the Honourable Member.
However, the information at the Departments’ disposal with respect to the status of the delivery of title deeds since July 2019 is as follows:
Western Cape – 60 Title deeds were handed over in August 2019
Eastern Cape - 500 title deeds were handed over to beneficiaries in July 2019.
Northern Cape – 209 title deeds were handed over in the province through the ‘Title Deeds Friday’ campaign in Tlhabane, Rustenburg with another 250 titles handed over in September 2019.
North West – 490 title deeds were handed over in August 2019.
Kwazulu Natal – 50 title deeds were handed over in the August 2019 and 500 in July 2019.
Gauteng – 217 title deeds were handed over in Johannesburg during August 2019
Mpumalanga – 700 title deeds were handed over in Barberton during August 2019.
A detailed breakdown will be submitted as soon as the outstanding information is available.