The vision of the department is: Together breaking new ground to achieve decent, integrated and sustainable human settlement patterns.
The mission of the department is: To deliver 200 000 suitably located housing opportunities and security of tenure over the next five years through collaborative partnership, legislative planning processes and empowerment of women in construction.
The following core functions have been identified as key for the attainment of the strategic objectives:
To promote the provision of housing development.
To promote the provision of affordable housing and essential services.
To manage, control and maintain the immoveable assets of the department.
To research, establish, monitor and implement policies within the National Housing Policy Framework.
To administer and manage housing subsidies of targeted groups.
To formulate a Provincial Housing Development Plan for the province.
To facilitate and create housing institutions.
To provide legal advice on land and environmental issues.
To administer and co-ordinate the Community Residential Unit (CRU) programme.
To administer the clearance of slums in KwaZulu-Natal.
To capacitate housing stakeholders
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.
The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.
Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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