Category Archive for "Press Releases"

Three New NHBRC Offices Experience Connectivity Issues

The new National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) Customer Care Offices located in Tshwane, Witbank, Bloemfontein and Kimberley currently do not have access to telephones and internet (emails) following their move to these office locations as on the 1st of…

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Eastern Cape Women home builders Benefit From NHBRC Technical Training

As part of women month activities, the NHBRC Eastern Cape Training Department in partnership with Senqu Local Municipality hosted three-day women in construction technical training workshop at Sterkspruit, Bhunga Hall from 22-24 August 2018. The main purpose of the workshop…

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NHBRC ANNOUNCES OUTCOMES OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST EXECUTIVES

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) is an agency of the National Human Settlements Department tasked with the responsibility to provide protection in terms of the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act (Act No.95 of 1998). It is mandated to…

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NHBRC Mobile Office arrives in North West to assist housing consumers and homebuilders

The NHBRC Mobile Office will visit North West Province during this month. This is aimed at ensuring that the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) as the housing regulator is able to support housing consumers and homebuilders who are unable…

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NHBRC Mobile Office to assist housing consumers and homebuilders in Limpopo

The NHBRC Mobile Office will visit Limpopo Province in August. This is aimed at ensuring that the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) as the housing regulator is able to support housing consumers and homebuilders who are unable to access…

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Housing regulator wields the enforcement stick against ‘rogue’ builders

The housing regulator has opened 122 criminal cases against home builders who have contravened the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act 95 of 1998 (HCPMA) in its efforts to tackle misconduct in the industry. This includes offences such as carrying on…

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Affordable Housing in Africa: Opportunities & Constraints

Marcus Evans proudly presents our 5th Annual Affordable Housing Africa conference in Cape Town this July. The conference seeks to create a platform for public, private and financial stakeholders to discuss and identify solutions to tackle the housing gap that…

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NHBRC mobilises the built environment towards radical transformation

Today, the NHBRC in its effort to mobilise and demonstrate its commitment to transformation in the human settlements and built environment hosted a Women’s Roundtable discussion at Birchwood Hotel. The event seeks to address issues that relate to the advancement…

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NHBRC warns consumers against fraudulent use of its logo

The NHBRC warns unsuspecting housing consumers against a letter allegedly sent out by Cosmopolitan Projects about guarantees on their completed homes. The letter which has an NHBRC logo distorts the benefits that consumers are entitled to – once construction of…

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NHBRC lays criminal charges against Natal Home Builders (Pty) Ltd (“NHB”)

The National Home Builders Registration Council (“NHBRC”) has laid 7 criminal charges against Natal Home Builders (Pty) Ltd (“NHB”) an entity which is conducting its business in and around eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal. Over and above this, the NHBRC has also laid…

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