INTRODUCTION This is an update to the article published under the same title in 2015 by Renand Pretorius and Chantelle Gladwin-Wood with a renewed emphasis (by Anja van Wijk of Schindlers) on how the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act affect the issue.  There are a number of different laws that impact residential lease agreements.
Introduction This article looks at the differences between month to month leases and fixed term leases and the cancellation period required to cancel the agreements. We will explore the provisions of the Rental Housing Act 50 of 1999 (hereafter “RHA”) , the Consumer Protection Act 86 of 2008 (hereafter “CPA”), Common Law and the High