South Africa : Over 2.6 million houses built since 1994
Over 2.6mil houses built since 1994 - By Proffesor Ndawonde
Parliament - The Department of Housing has made significant progress towards housing delivery by building more than 2.6 million houses for more than 14 million needy households since 1994.
Delivering his State of the Nation Address at the opening of Parliament on Friday, President Kgalema Motlanthe said: "Government's social programmes have improved the asset base of the poor, in the form of housing with 2.6-million subsidised houses provided."
He further said that female-headed households received a bigger part of the social wage portion over the years.
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