The Housing Consumer Protection Bill

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Background

The Housing Consumer Protection Bill seeks to repeal the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act (Act No.95 of 1998) to ensure:

  • adequate protection of housing consumers
  • effective regulation of the home building industry by strengthening the regulatory mechanisms
  • strengthening the protection of housing consumers
  • introduce effective enforcement mechanisms and prescribe appropriate penalties or sanctions to deter non-compliance by home builders
  • The Bill further seeks to ensure adequate protection of housing consumers and effective regulation of the home building industry through, amongst others, strengthening protection measures, regulatory and enforcement mechanisms as well as prescribing appropriate sanctions or penalties against defaulting persons.

    The deadline for submission of comments on the Housing Consumers Protection Bill officially closed on 30 October 2019.

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