Category Archive for "Press Releases"

Housing Consumers Protection Bill submission deadline looming

Stakeholders in the built environment (i.e. housing consumers, developers, home builders, contractors, professionals and their respective organisations, financiers) are reminded and implored to submit their written comments on the proposed Housing Consumers Protection Bill by the 30th of October 2019….

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Housing Consumers Protection Bill information Sessions Dates and Venues

The Department of Human Settlements in partnership with the NHBRC is conducting information sessions across the country in order to provide various stakeholders an opportunity to provide comment on the formulation of the Housing Consumer Protection Bill. In the past…

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Constitutional Court Confirms That Rental Market Developments Must Be Enrolled With The NHBRC

The Constitutional Court ruling has dismissed with costs an application for leave to appeal by rental market developer – Xantha Properties 18 (Pty) Ltd (“Xantha”) – against a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling which declared that homes that are being…

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NHBRC hands over an IBT house to a child-headed family in Limpopo

The NHBRC is currently using our approved Innovative Building Technologies (IBTs) suppliers database to construct IBT houses in the nine (9) provinces for identified beneficiaries chosen by the Provincial Human Settlements Departments using the following criteria; – Child Headed families…

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NHBRC Handsover An IBT Home To 8-Year Old Girl With Heart And Lung Condition

The NHBRC in partnership with Innovative Building Technolgy developers – Habitat Modular Construction – handed over an environmentally friendly home to 8-year old Koketso Machibuku who has a heart and lung condition as part of its social transformation programme. This…

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NHBRC Deregisters Errant Builders from its Database

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has deregistered seventeen (17) contractors and builders from its database of approved homebuilders following the outcome of the disciplinary hearing processes. The names of these contractors have also been published on the Government…

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Supreme Court of Appeal Ruling – Trusts Must Register As Home Builders

The NHBRC welcomes the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ruling of 26 March 2019, in the matter of NHRBC vs Mike’s Trust, which the SCA declared that trusts and/or trustee involved in the business of constructing homes are indeed home…

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NHBRC to handover an IBT house to a child-headed family in Limpopo

The NHBRC is currently using our approved Innovative Building Technologies (IBTs) suppliers database to construct IBT houses in the nine (9) provinces for identified beneficiaries chosen by the Provincial Human Settlements Departments using the following criteria; – Child Headed families…

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NHBRC Mobile Offices Visit Free State and North West

The NHBRC invites builders and housing consumers in Free State and North West who want to access its services such as Builder Registration; Renewals and Home Enrolments to be on the lookout for its mobile office which it will be…

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New NHBRC appointments to strengthen its executive team

The National Home Builders Registration Council has appointed three new executives to strengthen its capacity – this includes Chief Operations Officer, Mr Otsile Maseng; Chief Financial Officer, Mr Songezo Booi and Chief Risk Officer, Ms Simphiwe Sitwayi. Maseng has more…

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