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Social Development: Government Information: Social housing

A guide to finding government information for Social Development students.

Government

Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA) "established in August 2010 by the Minister of Human Settlements in terms of the Social Housing Act, No. 16 of 2008. The SHRA is classified as a public entity in terms of Schedule 3A of the Public Finance Management Act." Annual reports @ G 68 ES.SOCI.REGU Legislation & policy.

Social Housing Regulatory Authority (South Africa).    Strategic plan of the Social Housing Regulatory Authority, for the period 2012 - 2017 /    Parktown :   The Authority.   2011.  G 68 E.HOUS.12.STRA

Moholo, Brian.    SHRA business plan :   business plan in compliance with Social Housing Act 16 of 2008 and PFMA /    Parktown :   The Authority.   2011. G 68 E.HOUS.11.SHRA

City of Cape Town. Social Housing Website

Western Cape. Social Housing Service

Social Housing Foundation. A Section 21 non-profit company established in 1997 in collaboration with the Department of Housing and in operation until 2010.  Annual reports, 2001/2002-2013 @ G 68 ES.SOCI

National Association of Social Housing Organisations. (NASHO) Non-governmental organisation.

 

Reports and papers

Social Housing Foundation (South Africa).    Social Housing Foundation   research and development, e.g. Guidelines for social housing design, SA's social housing institutions and HIV/AIDS, Capacity building in the social housing sector, Social housing finance review, Social housing trends.    [Parktown, Johannesburg :   Social Housing Foundation,   2006]. GZCD 68 E.HOUS.06.SOCI 

 

 

Toolkits & manuals

Social Housing Foundation. Social housing institutions operational manual. Johannesburg :  Social Housing Foundation, 2004.

Social Housing Foundation. A toolkit for social housing institutions. Johannesburg :  Social Housing Foundation, 2000. Second edition.

Policy

South Africa. Dept. of Human Settlements.    National housing code, 2009. Part 3, Social housing policy.    Pretoria :   Department of Human Settlements,   2009. GO 68 E.HOUS.09.NATI

Social Housing Foundation (South Africa).    Social housing policy for South Africa :   towards an enabling environment for social housing development /    [Johannesburg :   Social Housing Foundation],   2005.  G 68 E.HOUS.05.SOCI

A social housing policy for South Africa :   towards an enabling environment for social housing development /    [Pretoria :   Department of Housing,   2003]. Revised draft.  G 68 E.HOUS.03.SOCI

Review

South Africa. Dept. of Housing.    Social housing policy review :   key issues /    [Pretoria :   Department of Housing],   2004. G 68 E.HOUS.04.SOCI

Guidelines

South African Local Government Association. Municipal guidelines on social and rental housing

South Africa. Dept. of Local Government and National Housing (1991-1994).    Housing subsidy scheme :   introduced in terms of interim arrangements for housing agreed between the Department of Local Government and National Housing and the National Housing Forum : implementation Manual. Part Four, Guidelines for social housing subsidies.   [Pretoria :   Department of Local Government and National Housing,   1994]. G 68 E.HOUS.94.HOUS

Legislation

Social Housing Act 16 of 2008

Search the Parliamentary Monitoring Group for Parliamentary debates, public hearings, submissions and briefings.

Social Housing Regulations, Government Notice R51 in Government Gazette 34970, dated 26 January 2012. 

Rules in respect of the Transfer of Social Housing Stock or Rights and the Disposal of Social Housing Stock, 2014. General Notice 64 in Government Gazette 38427 dated 28 January 2015. 

Sources: University of Pretoria. Laws of South Africa: Consolidated Legislation  AND  Social Housing Regulatory Authority. Legislation & policy.

 

Hearings

South African Housing Regulatory Authority. Housing finance public hearing, October 2011.

Search the Parliamentary Monitoring Group for further public hearings, submissions and briefings.

Journal article

The Development of social housing in South Africa. Delivery :   the magazine for local government, edition 12. G 68 K.DELI