The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation invites interested people and stakeholders to submit written comments on the Housing Consumer Protection Bill [B 10 – 2021].

To provide for the protection of housing consumers; to provide for the continuance of the National Home Builders Registration Council as the National Home Building Regulatory Council; to provide for the registration of homebuilders; to provide for the enrolment of homes in order to be covered by the home warranty fund; to provide for the regulation of the conduct of homebuilders; to provide for the continuance of the home warranty fund; to provide for claims against the fund; to provide for the funds of the Council and for the management of those funds; to provide for procurement and contractual matters in relation to the building of a home; to provide for the enforcement of this Act; to repeal the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act, 1998; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Written submissions must be emailed to Ms Koliswa Pasiya-Mndende at PCHSWS@parliament.gov.za by no later than 13 August 2021.

Online submission can be completed as well by clicking here and submitted by the same date mentioned above.

In addition to the written comments, please indicate your interest in making a verbal presentation. Copies of the Bill can be obtained from Ms Koliswa Pasiya-Mndende at 083 709 8495 or at www.parliament.gov.za Issued by Ms R M Semenya, MP- Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation.

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