WHAT IS THE NHBRC? The Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act 95 of 1998 was introduced into our law to protect housing consumers and establish the National Homebuilders Registration Council (NHBRC) as the regulatory body of the home building industry. The NHBRC also sets out to promote ethical and technical standards, holds home builders accountable for
INTRODUCTION This article examines whether the registration and enrollment requirements in the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act 95 of 1998 (the “Act”) applies to home builders who build homes with the intention of leasing same to tenants, as opposed to selling. The establishment and objects of the National Home Builders Registration Council (“NHBRC”) The Act
SUMMARY Background This appeal dealt with whether Xantha Properties 18 (Pty) Ltd (the “Respondent”), registered as a “home builder” in terms of section 1 of the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act 95 of 1998 (the “Act”), was compelled to adhere to section 14(1) of the Act with regard to homes built only for purposes of