Subsidies and Assistance

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The South African Constitution gave people and communities who had been dispossessed of land after 19 June 1913 as a result of racially discriminatory laws or practices the right to restitution of that property or to fair compensation. People who had...
What is People's Housing Process (EPHP)? Enhanced People's Housing Process (EPHP) is a process where beneficiaries are actively involved in the decision making over the housing process, product and make a contribution towards the building of their own...
The Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP) is an instrument that assists qualifying households by providing a...
The Department of Local Government & Housing has a hotline that can be contacted for information on the Department and its projects and services.
The national Departments of Land Affairs and Housing provide grants and subsidies to buy or develop land and houses. Any one household can only get up to R16 000 in subsidies. This is not a loan and does not need to be paid back. The Department of Land...
The Department of Human Settlements enhances access to sustainable human settlements for its people by offering the following programmes via municipalities: Integrated Residential Development Programme (IRDP) Upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme...
In rural areas, many people don't have legal rights over their land but they do have functional security of tenure. For example, tenure granted in terms of the laws and customs of tribes, the custom, usage or administrative practice in a particular area...