Legislation

An in-depth look at the Rental Housing Act. – 7 May 2020

The Rental Housing Act 50 of 1999 essentially regulates the relationship between landlords and tenants and it provides for dispute resolution by the Rental Housing Tribunal. It is important for landlords and tenants to familiarise themselves with the contents of the Act together with the Amendment bill to see how changes affect the parties involved…

CPA Implications for Landlords – 21 June 2013

CPA Implications for Landlords:21 June 2013 The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) was signed into law on 24 April 2009 and has empowered the consumer and changed the way that businesses deal with their customers – including the relationship between landlords and tenants....

Landlord’s Lien or Hypothec

Movable goods on rental premises fall under the landlord`s lien or hypothec. The rental is secured by the lien/hypothec in favour of the landlord over all movable goods on the premises. This right may only be utilised when the tenant is in arrear with his rental

Notice to Tenants

Author : Millers Attorneys Notice to Tenants The question often arises as to how and for what period notice should be given to terminate a lease. Although there are some legal guidelines the answer depends on the circumstances and therefore each case should be judged seperately