Articles related to "Rental Housing Tribunal"

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What is classified as “fair wear and tear”?
It is in both the landlord’s and tenant’s best interests to know their rights, and be aware of the conditions under which a tenant’s deposit can be used.
How to deal with bad landlords
Is your landlord taking advantage of you? Follow these tips to make sure you’re protected from a current or future bad landlord.
What to expect when renting out a property on an estate.
Michelle Dickens, Managing Director of TPN Credit Bureau, chats about what to expect when it comes to renting out a property on an estate.
How landlords can avoid loss of income
A damaged property or unpaid rent can leave a landlord seriously out of pocket. Here are some steps to take to prevent this from happening.
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.
And the award for the worst landlord goes to…
Although for the most part, landlords are reasonable, there are some that go to extremes to make their tenant’s live’s hell.
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.
Tenants rights and obligations
The obligations of tenants as well as landlords are covered in statutory, as well as non-statutory law in South Africa.
Frequently Asked Questions for tenants
A list of topics to research so that you fully understand your rights and obligations as a tenant, before diving headfirst into a lease agreement.