National Home Builders’ Registration Council

Housing Consumers Protection Bill submission deadline looming

Stakeholders in the built environment must submit their written comments on the proposed Bill by 30 October.

ConCourt dismisses Xantha application

The Constitutional Court confirms that rental market developments must be enrolled with the NHBRC.

Building inspector registration category to protect public, boost sector professionalism

A registration category for building inspectors, aimed at protecting the public from substandard building practices, will be launched this month by the South African Council of Project and Construction Management Professionals.

Department of Human Settlements takes Housing Consumer Protection Bill to communities

The Department of Human Settlements is visiting communities in provinces across the country to allow public comment and participation in the formulation of the Housing Consumer Protection Bill.

NHBRC wins appeal against rental market developer

The Supreme Court of Appeal ruled against Xantha Properties 18, as homes being built for leasing and rental purposes must be enrolled with the NHBRC.

Building board lines its pocket

A dossier makes allegations of members’ fees escalating and plans to outsource their own work

Regulatory chair gets leave of absence over Krejcir bribe allegations

National Home Builders Registration Council chairperson Brenda Madumise was on Thursday put on leave of absence, following bribe allegations.

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it