The vision of the department is: Together breaking new ground to achieve decent, integrated and sustainable human settlement patterns.
The mission of the Department of Human Settlements (DOHS) is: To deliver 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 administer and manage housing subsidies of targeted groups.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year: