On the 22nd and 23rd December 2012, 18 houses were handed over to their new owners around the Govan Mbeki Municipality by the Mpumalanga Premier Hon. DD Mabuza.
The houses were handed over to some of the pensioners living in the worst circumstances and inhumane conditions. At Eightgedacht Farm three houses were officially handed over by the Premier to Mr. Alphs Nkabinde, Mr. Piet Albert Luthuli and Ms Azaria Hadebe.
At Emzinoni township five houses were officially handed over to Ms. Elina Masina and Ms. Rossoew Maria Borke, Ms Khoza and two others.
At Kinross four houses were handed over to Mr. Nkosi, Ms. Alitah Mahlobo, Ms. Esther Shaka and Mr. Meshack Nkosi.
At Embalenhle six houses were handed over to Ms. Lindiwe Dlamini, Mr Reuben Mazibuko, Ms. Roselina Mthethwa, Ms. Lawane Malibongwe, Ms. Fundiswa Sibulali and Ms. Zodwa Khumalo.
Lastly in Leandra four Houses were handed over to Ms. Maria Vilakazi, Ms. Evelyn Msipha, Mr. Jonas Mnguni and Gogo Maphosa