Category Archive for "Press Releases"

Notice to Housing Consumers Affected by Gauteng Storm

In order for the NHBRC to continue to assist homeowners that were affected by the recent severe storms in Gauteng, homeowners are encouraged to complete and submit the complaints form that can be found on the link below; and email…

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THE NHBRC DISPATCHES ENGINEERING AND INSPECTORATE TEAM TO DISASTER-HIT PROTEA GLEN

The NHBRC notes with great concern and sadness of the recent natural disaster in which a tornado plundered much of Protea Glen – Soweto, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. As a result of the disaster, numerous homes…

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NHBRC Trains Persons With Disabilities In Construction Skills

On Tuesday 12th of December 2017, the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) handed over certificates in plumbing to 13 trainees with disabilities at the Khayelitsha Training Centre, in Cape Town. The training in these skills forms part of the…

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EC Human Settlements to launch artisan training for township unemployed youth

Eastern Cape MEC for Human Settlements, Ms Helen Sauls-August will launch a youth Artisan Programme aimed at empowering unemployed young people at Kruisfontein township in Humansdorp. The Human Settlements Empowerment Programme in the form of a National Human Settlements Brigade…

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Are You An Innovator In The Human Settlements Sector?

DST developing database of novel technologies The Department of Science and Technology (DST), with the support of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), is developing a database of innovators involved in the development of new technologies that could…

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NHBRC and GIBS recognize 100 trail-blazing women in construction

The National Home Builders Registration Council in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)’s Entrepreneurship Development Academy will be recognizing 100 enterprising Women Contractors at the graduating ceremony of the NHBRC Women Empowerment Programme candidates. The graduation will…

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NHBRC Appoints New CEO

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has appointed Mr Mziwonke Dlabantu as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 01 October 2017. Mr Dlabantu brings more than 20 years of public service experience to the NHBRC with a wealth of…

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The NHBRC Intensifies Its Enforcement Efforts Against Non-Complaint Builders

The NHBRC’s Disciplinary Committee imposed a fine of R1, 6 million on a developer, PJJ Van Vuuren Beleggings (EDMS) BPK (NHBRC reg. no. 4526), for failure to enrol 160 residential units which were under construction at Erf 1943, Elarduspark in…

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NHBRC intensifies its visibility and accessibility with its mobile office units

The home building industry regulator, National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) is embarking on a roadshow to rural and far flung areas. This is as part of its efforts to increase accessibility and service delivery through its two mobile office…

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NHBRC LAUNCHES NEWLY IMPROVED CERTIFICATES

The National Home Builders Registration Council has introduced new builder registration and enrolment certificates with stringent security features in its effort to limit fraud and keep up with evolving security technologies. The new security measures include an embedded watermark during…

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