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400m Spent on Fixing RDP Houses

Friday, May 11, 2012 - 10:52
Sexwale fix shoddily built RDP houses and promises to built houses that are ‘aesthetically superior’ and of ‘high quality standard and design’

The Department of Human Settlements minister, Tokyo Sexwale, has revealed that hundreds of millions of rands earmarked for the construction of RDP houses was instead used to fix poorly built homes.

Sexwale, who revealed that his department spent R400 million to rectify shoddily built houses between 2002 to present, has assured South Africans that newly built houses will not suffer the same fate as their predecessors.

"Nevertheless, it is noteworthy that the houses that are being constructed are aesthetically superior and of high quality standard and design," he explained.

To read the article titled, “More than R400m spent fixing shoddy RDP houses – Sexwale,” click here.

Source: 
Sowetan Live