The Property Practitioners Bill (PPB) was gazetted for comment in March 2017, and the industry is holding its breath for the 10 000 new jobs that will likely be created with its official implementation, but prospective home buyers must take heed not to trust unqualified service providers.

Innovations and special provisions that apply to sectional title apartments and town houses do not necessarily apply to homeowners’ associations.

While the South African business sector is faced with many challenges, particularly as a result of uncertainty around the future leadership of the ANC, there is significant opportunity for growth sectors of the local industry during 2018.

The National Home Builders Registration Council in partnership with the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)’s Entrepreneurship Development Academy will be recognizing 100 enterprising Women Contractors at the graduating ceremony of the NHBRC Women Empowerment Programme candidates.

On Thursday, 31 August 2017, Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela launched the Belle Vue affordable housing project in Blue Downs with a sod turning ceremony.

Human Settlements Minister  Bonginkosi Madikizela launched the  R1.8 billion Belhar CBD housing project, during a sod turning ceremony.

The honourable Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu published the Property Practitioners Bill on 31 March 2017 giving all stakeholders 30 days to comment.

Today the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) announced that it will be spending more than R30 million in the new financial year starting on 1st of April 2017 in its efforts to bring about transformation in the home building industry. 

A draft Property Practitioners Bill will be published by the Department of Human Settlements for public comment with a purpose of establishing a more inclusive, representative sector, towards radical economic transformation. 

Run-down buildings in inner cities should be used to help combat the student accommodation shortage around universities in the country.

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