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Social Housing Act, 2008 (Act No. 16 of 2008)


Social Housing Regulations

Chapter 3 : Compliance monitoring

13. Transfer of social housing stock


(1) The Regulatory Authority must, where housing stock or rights have been transferred in accordance with section 12(9)(c) of the Act, credit the social housing institution to whom the housing stock or rights have been transferred with the value of the housing stock or rights as determined by an independent accountant and public auditor contemplated in the Public Accountant's and Auditor's Act, 1991 (Act No. 80 of 1991), appointed by the Regulatory Authority, having regard to the price that another social housing institution would pay for the housing stock or rights.


(2) When a social housing institution wants to transfer social housing stock to another social housing institution such social housing institution must apply in writing to the Regulatory Authority for its approval before transferring social housing to another social housing institution.


(3) The transfer of social housing by a social housing institution without approval of the Regulatory Authority is void.