25Jan, 2016

NHBRC brings water to KZN residents, one tank at a time

The R150 million rain water harvesting tank project in the Southern and Northern parts of KwaZulu-Natal is finally complete. More than 26 000 water tanks have been installed to service 27 500 households in the province The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) and KwaZulu-Natal Department of Human Settlements launched the project in 2011 to […]

15Dec, 2015

Staff Build Handover Ceremony

On Tuesday, 15 December 2015 Christmas came early as the Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Ms Zoliswa Kota-Fredericks handed over two houses to long-serving and deserving staff members in Soshanguve and Hebron, City of Tshwane. The first beneficiary Ms. Mokgadi Meriam Hutama, who started working as a contract worker in 2006 with the Department of […]

27Nov, 2015

Historic agreement set to bring South African building inspections in line with global best practice

Johannesburg – An agreement signed today between South Africa’s housing regulator and construction professionals’ body will mean that housing inspectors will now be required to register with a professional body in order to carry out their work. According to National Home Builders Registrations Council (NHBRC) CEO Mongezi Mnyani, the agreement signed between it and the […]

18Nov, 2015

South Africa’s Housing Regulator commits to speedy resolution to IT issues

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has gone live with the SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. This is a significant technology investment that will bring dramatic improvements to the way that the NHBRC carries out its mandate. Since going live on the 2nd November 2015, some of our customers have experienced delays in […]

26Oct, 2015

New NHBRC Council Outlines Priorities for its Term of Office

The newly-appointed NHBRC Council has developed and agreed on a set of strategic priorities for its term of office with the Shareholder, the Ministry of Human Settlements. This includes strategic capacitation of the organisation, a clean audit, review of the operating model, social transformation strategy, review of the legislation, visibility and accessibility and being a […]

23Oct, 2015

Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality’s Fairview development gets green light from housing regulator

Port Elizabeth  October 16, 2015 Newly appointed Council Members of the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) today paid an unannounced oversight visit to assess building standards at Fairview Social Housing project in Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality, Eastern Cape. As part of the Council Members oversight mandate, the purpose of the inspection by these […]

23Oct, 2015

NHBRC Council members recently assessed building standards at two of Durban’s largest building projects

Durban – October 14, 2015 – Newly appointed members of the National Home Builder Registrations Council (NHBRC) recently assessed building standards at two of Durban’s largest building projects Cornubia and Clermont. As part of the Council Members oversight mandate, the purpose of the inspection by these senior officials was to highlight the importance of regulation […]

11Sep, 2015

No change to the NHBRC’s Banking Details

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) would like to advise all contractors to ignore electronic communications advising them of changes to the council’s banking details, says NHBRC CEO Mongezi Mnyani. Anyone receiving information to the contrary is urged to contact NHBRC’s fraud hotline on 0800 203 698. “The communication advising contractors of changes to […]

25May, 2015

NHBRC’s Women Empowerment programme wins big at the Women in Construction Awards

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) Women Empowerment Programme scooped an award for the Most Innovative Training Programme at the 3rd annual Women in Construction Awards. We are very honoured by this award, says NHBRC chief executive officer Mongezi Mnyani. Recognition by the industry tells us that we are being effective in our efforts […]

12May, 2015

NHBRC’s WEP receives top industry recognition

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) welcomes the nomination of its Women Empowerment Programme (WEP) as one of the three finalists for the Most Innovative Women Training Programme, at this year’s Women in Construction Awards. The awards hosted as part of the African Construction/Totally Concrete Expo will take place on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 […]