Do properties constructed solely to rent fall within the ambit of the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act 95 of 1998 (“the Act”)?

In a recent appeal before the Supreme Court, the court was asked to pronounce on the applicability of the Act to homes constructed for the purposes of letting (as opposed to sale). The builder in this matter, a registered NHBRC home builder, contended that it had built a home to be rented out and therefore […]

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