How young adults can benefit from social housing with the Johannesburg Housing Company

Affordable housing is a challenge that South Africa has been facing for many years. And, it’s even...Read more

A useful guide to help you decide between renewing your flat lease or moving out

When your lease is coming to an end on your flat, you start to wonder if you should renew the lease or...Read more

How to apply for a housing subsidy suitable for your needs

A home is a good investment everyone wishes to successfully achieve.

However, the South African landscape makes it...Read more

What to do when you’re facing eviction

No one purposely stops paying rent; it’s often a result of financial strains which a tenant is facing. The reality is that renting a flat in South...Read more

Tips to help you resolve a rental dispute with your landlord

Disputes between landlords and tenants are inevitable. 

When they do happen, it can be tricky to know how to resolve...Read more

How JHC plays a role in reviving cities through social housing 

Housing challenges in South Africa continue to persist as much as the demand for housing increases each year. Meanwhile,...Read more

Questions to ask yourself as you search for a flat to rent

Finding a place to live in for six months or even two years is not something to take lightly. It’s easy to be wrapped up in the...Read more

Are you doing everything a tenant should do to get a rental deposit back?

A security deposit is required when you move into a rental property. It’s meant to protect the property owner...Read more

Things new parents need to look out for when apartment hunting

When you have a family, apartment searching incurs bigger responsibilities than simply finding “...Read more

The pros of renting a flat in a big city

Most people dream of living in the city for many different reasons, but city living is appealing because of the proximity of everything from...Read more

Flat hunting? 6 key things to look at when going to view a rental flat 

Finding a place to rent can be exciting and a relief for a tenant. Whether it’s because you’re finally moving into...Read more

Is renting a better short-term option for South Africans?

For years, there has always been a debate on whether people should rent or purchase a property. However, the debate on whether...Read more