Traditional land not affected by Section 25 amendment

A meeting of a Ministerial Task Team and National House of Traditional Leaders has resolved that the traditional land would not be affected by the proposed amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution...

9 Jul 2018

9 changes in Cape Town's water by-laws you should note

Cape Town City Council has just approved a range of amendments to the water by-laws as part of its campaign to limit water consumption...

2 Jul 2018

Programmes in place to return land to tenants, farm dwellers

Deputy President David Mabuza says government is implementing programmes aimed at returning land to labour tenants and farm dwellers...

22 Jun 2018

What are the new amendments to Cape Town's Water By-law?

The City of Cape Town has approved a number of amendments to the Water By-law, aimed mainly at improving clarity, as well as preparing the City for a more water-scarce future...

14 Jun 2018

Drakenstein could be testing ground for land expropriation, says minister

Deputy minister of rural development and land reform Mcebisi Skwatsha says government is considering expropriating land without compensation...

By Barbara Maregele 6 Jun 2018

Big win for residents as SCA upholds ruling against rates regime

On Thursday, 31 May 2018, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) upheld a ruling handed down by the High Court in Pretoria, setting aside an exorbitant rates regime...

By Andrew Molver 5 Jun 2018

How different regulations affect ST schemes and homeowner's associations

Marina Constas explains how innovations and special provisions that apply to sectional title apartments and town houses do not necessarily apply to homeowners' associations...

4 Jun 2018

Two confirmed arrests related to alleged illegal water connections at Waterfall City

Waterfall Management Company confirmed on Friday, 1 June, the arrest of two of its employees...

4 Jun 2018

Nxesi on drive to root out corruption in property sector

Public works minister Thulas Nxesi on Thursday, 31 May, called on property sector representatives and members of the public to work with government to expose corruption...

1 Jun 2018

Attacq denies allegations of illegal water connections at Waterfall City

JSE-listed Attacq has refuted allegations from the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) related to illegal water connections...

31 May 2018

Current land reform challenges need to be fixed before moving forward

Constitutional changes will not address the current issues impeding the success of land reform. What the country needs for successful land reform is a diverse and flexible set of instruments to enable its acceleration...

28 May 2018

Deadline for submissions on land expropriation without compensation extended

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee has extended the deadline for written submissions on land expropriation without compensation to 15 June 2018...

14 May 2018

Who is responsible for sectional title repairs - owner or body corporate?

Owners in sectional title schemes often think that the body corporate is automatically responsible to repair damage to their section if the damage is the result of some failure of the common property...

By Anton Kelly 10 May 2018

How South Africa should tackle the redistribution of land in urban areas

Land debates are reverberating across South Africa...

By Sarita Pillay 8 May 2018

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