Through this subsidised programme you can gain access to a rental house or apartment. Government funding is provided to Social Housing Institutions to manage the rental units. You then pay a reduced rental amount, based on your household income, to the Social Housing Institution.
- Who can access the service?
- How does someone qualify for the service?
- How do I access the service?
Who can access this service?
- Households earning between
R1 850 - R22 000 per month.
How does someone qualify for this service?
You qualify for this subsidised programme if:
- You're a South African citizen or have a permanent residency permit.
- You're 18 years or older.
- You're married or living with a partner.
- You're single or divorced, and have proven financial dependants permanently living with you.
- Your monthly household income is between R1 850 and R22 000 before deductions.
How do I access the service?
You can access this service through:
- Adverts for applications placed in local newspapers.
- Contacting the office of the Social Housing Institution (SHI), where you'll be screened in line with the criteria.
Successful applicants are invited to attend information and education sessions.
Download the Social Housing Information Brochure.
Where do I find the forms I need to fill in?
Forms are obtainable from the following social housing institutions.
Contact details for social housing institutions: