Abasiki bencema currentaffairs – MEC for human settlement hon Speedy Mashilo is set to complete unfinished houses that were abandoned
by contractors over the years , this followed the department’s MEC, Speedy Mashilo’s call at the recently held forum of municipalities and the MEC (MunMEC), and politicians responsible for human settlements and development, to urgently deal with all incomplete houses that adversely affect the department’s constitutional mandate to provide access to adequate housing.
The executive mayors, members of mayoral committees and senior managers attended the virtual session which aimed to take stock of persistent challenges and outline a new direction for the department to take this year and beyond.
The incomplete houses are understood to be ones abandoned by contractors or terminated for various reasons. With this understanding, Mashilo recounted Executive Council Lekgotla decision to have all houses completed. “EXCO Lekgotla took a resolution in June 2019 that the Department of Human Settlements must develop a programme of action to address all the incomplete houses from the previous years