General Information Booklet

The Government Employees Housing Scheme (GEHS) is an employee benefit scheme that offers housing access support services to government employees.

In addition to Government Pension Fund (GEPF) and Government Medical Aid Scheme (GEMS), the State as employer administers an employee housing assistance scheme (GEHS) to ensure that employees have access to adequate housing on a sustainable basis.

Similar to other employer companies, the GEHS offers housing access support services specifically to government employees in national and provincial government departments and related public institutions.

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GEHS calls on all government employees to enrol

All employees are required to first enrol with GEHS to access any and all services offered by scheme. All data provided by the employee is confidential for purposes of the scheme.

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  For enrolment queries: Call center 0861 12 34 34  


Important GEHS Contact Details

GEHS Website:
Employee Enrolment Support Call Centre: 0861 12 34 34
SA Home Loans Call Centre: 0860 2 4 6 8 10
GEHS email:
DPSA website: