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Eviction spike as the lockdown relaxes

Housing tribunal data shows that tenants are increasingly in distress as landlords come knocking for the unpaid lockdown rent owed to them

Online campaign advocates for tenants’ rights during the lockdown

Rent Strike South Africa says working-class families are struggling to keep up with paying rent during the lockdown. And, although there is a moratorium on evictions, it fears people will be put out on the street when the lockdown ends

Farmer tenants demand services from municipalities

Tenants want the order declaring that municipalities have failed to discharge their constitutional obligations

Reducing tenant risk for buy-to-let property investors

The perception that the South African legal system gives tenants more rights than property owners is wrong.

Challenges of eviction

How do you get a previous owner out of a repossessed house?

How to deal with tardy tenants

How to handle a tenant that is always paying the rent late.

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