Articles related to "CPA - Tenants"

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Evictions just became a whole lot harder
A recent Constitutional Court judgement has ruled that residents cannot be evicted if they would be left homeless.
Rental dispute? The Rental Housing Tribunal can help
The Rental Housing Tribunal (RHT) assists in resolving disputes that arise between landlords and tenants.
Read your lease and then sign
Generally speaking lease agreements are pretty standard documents, but there are exceptions. These are some clauses to look out for.
Rental agreements explained
It's vitally important that landlords and tenants have a clear understanding of the various clauses found in lease agreements. Failure to do so could result in trouble for both parties.
Can you terminate a lease agreement without recourse?
Under what circumstances can a tenant terminate their tenancy without breaching their contract agreement?
How to cancel a residential lease
What happens when a landlord or a tenant wants to cancel a lease? What rules and what legislation apply? What protection does the law provide?
Benefits of renting over buying a property
When buying a new house doesn't fit the budget, renting is a more attractive option. What are the benefits of renting instead of buying?
Lease clauses and the law
Know what you are signing up for when you agree to clauses in a rental agreement.
Terminating your lease agreement
Depending on the cancellation clause in your lease agreement, terminating your contact prematurely may not be that easy.
How does the Consumer Protection Act affect letting?
Jose Delgado, a corporate commercial attorney, explains both tenant and landlord rights according to the CPA.