Human Settlements

Western Cape Department Budget for 2016-17

Vision

Residents of the Western Cape have access to liveable, accessible, safe, multi-opportunity settlements.

Mission

The Department is committed to accelerating delivery, while promoting social cohesion through the development of integrated and sustainable human settlements in an open society. It aims to:

  • Provide settlements that offer good basic and socio-economic services;

  • Offer a range of rental and ownership options that respond to the varied needs and incomes of households; and

  • Consistently improve settlements through joint citizen and government effort supported by private sector contributions.

Main Services and Core functions

The main services of the Department are to:

  • Provide overall management in the Department in accordance with all applicable acts and policies;

  • To facilitate and undertake housing delivery and planning;

  • To provide individual subsidies and housing opportunities, including access to basic services, to beneficiaries in accordance with the Housing Code; and

  • To provide strategic, effective and efficient management of housing assets.

  • The core functions and responsibilities of the Department are:

  • The planning, promotion and development of integrated and sustainable human settlements;

  • Administering housing subsidies and providing technical support for the development of sustainable

  • human settlements;

  • Sensitising the public to the importance of housing as an asset; and

  • Facilitating fair relationships in rental housing.

The Budget Cycle
Plan

2016-17 Budget

The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.

Programme budgets for 2016-17

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 documents.

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Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Administration
Housing Asset Management Property Management
Housing Development
Housing Needs, Research and Planning

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Administration
Housing Asset Management Property Management
Housing Development
Housing Needs, Research and Planning

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Payments for financial assets -
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Non-profit institutions
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
Implement

2016-17 Adjusted Budget

The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.

Please note
The adjusted budget documents are not available yet on vulekamali.gov.za
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Budgeted and Actual Expenditure

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:

Year Phase
2012-13 Audited Outcome
2013-14 Audited Outcome
2014-15 Audited Outcome
2015-16 Adjusted appropriation
2016-17 Main appropriation
2017-18 Medium Term Estimates
2018-19 Medium Term Estimates

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