By enrolling your home with the NHBRC, you are complying with the relevant South African law. Home enrolment allows the NHBRC to conduct quality home inspections at various stages of construction and provides housing consumers with warranty cover for minor defects identified within the first three months of occupation, roof leaks identified within the first year of occupation and cover against major structural defects identified within the first five years of occupation.
In the event that a builder is unable or unwilling to rectify reported defects, the NHBRC can rectify the defects, following the completion by the housing consumer of a complaint and conciliation process.
The cover is for 5 years on major structural defects.
The maximum amount payable is the lesser of the Enrollment Value of R500 000.
The payable amount includes professional fees + accommodation + transport.