31Jul, 2017


The Ministry of Human Settlements has noted statements in the media by the Executive Mayor of Johannesburg Councillor Herman Mashaba, academics and non-governmental organizations on the issue of housing policy for legal foreigners in South Africa. The Ministry would like to make it clear that all government housing subsidies are reserved for qualifying South Africans […]

31Jul, 2017

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 units in order to support consumers and home builders who are unable to access its […]

06Jun, 2017

Youth Opportunities Expo

As part of broader engagements with communities across the country the Honourable Minister of Human Settlements, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu will be hosting a youth opportunities expo in Sekhukhune, Limpopo on 09 June 2017. The expo is a brainchild of the Sekhukhune District Municipality aimed at responding to lack of coherent and predictable channels through which […]

01Dec, 2016


On the 24th November 2016 the Department of Human Settlements hosted the 10th Govan Mbeki Awards at the Chief Albert Luthuli ICC, Durban.   The NHBRC was one of the Sponsors in ensuring that the event is a success and that the brand is out there.   The following was sponsored by the NHBRC: Five […]

13Oct, 2016

NHBRC hosts a youth in construction seminar at Buffalo City Metro

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) in partnership with Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality is hosted a youth in construction seminar at Cambridge Town Hall in East London on 12 October 2016. The purpose of the seminar is to empower young entrepreneurs and unemployed youth with information on various opportunities that are available in construction […]

11Oct, 2016

NHBRC Council inspects Lerato Park Military Veterans Housing Project

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) members of council visited the Lerato Park housing project in Kimberley today as part of their oversight responsibility. The purpose of the site inspection by NHBRC senior officials is to highlight the importance of regulation in the housing industry. “We are visiting projects in order to ensure that […]

10Oct, 2016

NHBRC talks innovation at Mpumalanga Inspectorate workshop

Witbank. The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) is hosting a two-day technical inspectorate workshop in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga with a focus on innovative building technologies from 15 to 16 September 2016. The multi-stakeholder workshop is being attended by inspectors from the NHBRC, Municipalities and the Provincial Department of Human Settlements. NHBRC Mpumalanga Provincial Manager, Edwin […]