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Allocated housing units since 2001 – 2005 in Phokwane Municipality:
• Pampierstad 1150
• Hartswater 711
• Jan Kempdorp740
Out of the total 2601 allocated 1617 have been built.
There are incomplete houses that amount to 984. This is a result of poor performance of contractors and the shortage of funding from the department.
Backlog is estimated at 3400 housing units.
Challenges: Housing Provision
Limited budget allocations from the Housing Department. (eg. 223 Allocated, 100 for 2005 and 123 for 2006).
Poor performance of contractors.
Shortage of land for residential purposes.
Land under the authority of the traditional authorities.
Improving planning between municipalities and the Department of Housing.
Incomplete housing projects. (Blocked)
Evictions in the farming areas causing uncontrolled migration.