12Jun, 2014

The NHBRC to share information and resources with The University of Cape Town

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) announced today that they have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University of Cape Town (UCT) to exchange knowledge and expertise on geotechnical engineering, the branch of civil engineering concerned with the engineering behaviour of earth materials. The objective of this MOU is to facilitate […]

17Apr, 2014

The NHBRC realigns year-end function to focus on community upliftment

Today, the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) handed over the keys of three homes to overjoyed new home-owners in Thabong, Welkom. Last year, instead of funding a year-end function for its members of Council, the NHBRC decided to contribute to the building of three innovative building technology homes. Each home boasts three bedrooms, a […]

15Apr, 2014

NHBRC hands over an IBT house

As part of its CSI initiative, the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has partnered with Kavango Block Brick and Geoplast to build a user friendly house for Agnes Dyidi in Nyanga East, Western Cape. Dyidi who is 73 years old, lives with her five year old grandchild and has been bedridden in her dilapidated […]

19Feb, 2014

NHBRC imposes a penalty of R1,4 million on home builder Woodglaze Trading (Pty) Ltd

Johannesburg, 19 February 2014 – The National Home Builders Registration Council(NHBRC) has imposed a penalty of R1, 4 million on one of its registered home builders, Woodglaze Trading (Pty) Ltd, trading as Ladybrick, after a Disciplinary Committee found it guilty of 96 counts of contravention of section 14(1) of the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act, […]

04Feb, 2014

The NHBRC announces move to new office location

The NHBRC is pleased to announce that its Head Office and Gauteng Provincial Customer Care centre in Woodmead will be moving to one central location as of March 24th, 2014. While the NHBRC Management is happy with its current office space, the move to one central location will save costs and enable the organisation to […]

27Nov, 2013

NHBRC to conduct an in-depth investigation in KZN housing projects

Johannesburg 27 November 2013 The National Home Builders Registration Council(NHBRC) sent an independent team of qualified professionals to KZN on Tuesday 26 November 2013 to properly investigate all housing projects that are currently under construction by Woodglaze Trading (Pty) Ltd and Gralio Precast (Pty) Ltd. This is as a result of recent media reports in […]

29Oct, 2013

Notice of suspension of enrolment fees through PA003

The National Home Builders Registration Council is suspending the practice of accepting enrolment fees through the PA003. In terms of Rule 5(1)b of the National Home Builders Registration Council Rules in GNR 1408 of 1 December 1999 (‘Regulation 1408”), the NHBRC is required to enter into agreements with financial institutions and/or mortgage lenders for the […]

23Oct, 2013

NHBRC beefs up its geo-tech capability

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) today concluded a Memorandum of Understanding with the Council for Geoscience (CGS), covering the manner in which the two institutions will interact with each other with regards to geotechnical investigations conducted around the country. This cooperation will assist the NHBRC in its objective of protecting housing consumers from […]