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Termination of a Residential Lease: What does ‘one month’s written notice’ mean? by Marieke du Toit

The Rental Housing Act 50 of 1999 (“the Act”) governs all residential lease agreements in South Africa. Section 5(5) of the Act states that should a tenant remain in the leased property subsequent to the date of expiry of the lease agreement, the parties are deemed to have entered into a periodic lease on the …

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Changes coming for landlords and tenants: Rental housing amendment act by Cleo Cupido

The Rental Housing Amendment Act 35 of 2014 (“the Amendment Act”) will bring about important changes to the relationship between Landlords and Tenants, once it comes into effect. This Amendment Act is not in force yet (the Rental Housing Act 50 of 1999 is still in force), but the President has assented to (on 5 …

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Inclusionary Housing Development By Joshua Rutgers

What is inclusionary housing development and will this become a feature of housing policy in South African cities? The housing policy recently adopted for Johannesburg provides some insights. The City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality on 22 May 2019 put into effect its Inclusionary Housing Incentives, Regulations and Mechanisms policy, which defines inclusionary housing as “a housing …

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