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Rental Housing Act, 1999

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To define the responsibility of Government in respect of rental housing property; to create mechanisms to promote the provision of rental housing property; to promote access to adequate housing through creating mechanisms to ensure the proper functioning of the rental housing market; to make provision for the establishment of Rental Housing Tribunals; to define the functions, powers and duties of such Tribunals; to lay down general principles governing conflict resolution in the rental housing sector; to provide for the facilitation of sound relations between tenants and landlords and for this purpose to lay down general requirements relating to leases; to repeal the Rent Control Act, 1976; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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Latest Developments:


The Rental Housing Act, 1999, has been amended by the Rental Housing Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No. 43 of 2007);


The Rental Housing Act, 1999, has been added to the site on 31 January 2000, as published in Gazette 20726. A commencement date is still to follow.