Department of Human Settlements

Apply for First Home Finance housing subsidy

First-time home buyers earning between R3 501 and R22 000 per month, (the “affordable” or “gap” market) can access sustainable and affordable first-time home-ownership opportunities in Gauteng through the First Home Finance subsidy.

Apply for Government Jobs Online

Individuals can apply for government jobs online using the e-Recruitment system.

Apply for Ikageleng Rapid Land Release Programme (RLRP)

As part of the Gauteng Ikageleng Land Release Program also commonly known as the Rapid Land Release Program, the Gauteng Department of Human Settlements will be giving serviced sites to qualifying beneficiaries in the province.

Apply for RDP housing subsidy

Residents of Gauteng can apply for housing subsidy provided by government through services such as Breaking New Ground (BNG) which was previously known as the Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP).

Apply for Rental Tribunal Mediation

The Housing Rental Tribunal resolves disputes between landlords and tenants in residential dwellings. It is an alternative to costly court action. The Tribunal has the powers to summon a landlord or tenant to a mediation or tribunal hearing.

GDHS Legacy Systems

Gauteng Department of Human Settlement Legacy Systems There are three systems used to achieve strategic objective of ADARDI business unit. The key systems to be impacted are the TAMS (Torps Adjudication management system), FAMS (Family Title Management system), TORPS (Transfer of Residential properties).

Online Housing Subsidy System

The portal provides visitors access to housing statistics based on actual information derived from provincial housing databases. Registered users will gain access to live data relating their specific projects

Subscribe to Department of Human Settlements News

You can subscribe to receive news by the Department of Human Settlements.

Subscribe to Department of Human Settlements Warnings

You can subscribe to receive warnings published by the Department of Human Settlements.

Title Deeds Distribution, Mediation and Adjudication of Title Deeds

Gauteng Department of Human Settlements under Assets Disposal and Regularisation Directorate (ADARDI) unit is mandated to distribute Title Deeds working together with municipalities. They also mediate and adjudicate family disputes over Title Deeds.