Integrated Sustainable Human settlements

To give our clients and stakeholders quality service by living up to our commitments and investing in our people

Our values are underpinned by the Batho Pele principles

CoGHSTA is responsible for providing services within its realm of responsibilities as created by the provincial government under the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. These responsibilities include:
Housing Beneficiary Approvals
  • Low-cost Housing
  • Rental Housing
  • Subsided Housing

Property Owning
  • Registering land or property (Title deeds administration)
  • Changing your details in the land register

Land Acquisition
  • Buying land from private owners

Disaster Relief Services
  • Preparing for a flood, veld fire and stampede
  • Reporting a flood, veld fire and stampede
  • What to do during a flood, veld fire and stampede
  • What to do after a flood, veld fire and stampede

Township Establishment Approval Offices
  • Demarcation and allocation of sites
  • Land use management services for business operation sites

Traditional Affairs
  • Formalisation of traditional authorities
  • Installation of Traditional Leaders
  • Initiation schools permits
  • Indemnity services at traditional councils