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Can I sell my RDP house if I don't have the title deed?
To sell your RDP house, you must have the title deed and must have lived in it for eight years
Is the RDP application process the same in Gauteng as the rest of the country?
No, you apply in the same way for an RDP house wherever you live
My late mother was registered for an RDP house. Do her children have a claim to this house?
No, you can’t take up anyone’s place on the waiting list when they pass away
My boyfriend accuses me of infecting him with HIV. Can I go to prison?
No, you can not go to prison for transmitting HIV to someone.
Who inherits my deceased husband’s house when his mother was made the beneficiary at the municipal office?
You may need legal help. Here is why.
How can I claim my provident fund if my former employer refuses to give me the withdrawal form?
Your employer legally has to sign your withdrawal notification.
Will Home Affairs extend my Retired Person’s Visa now that I am living with HIV?
You shouldn't be discriminated against because of your HIV status.
I'm a reserve force member in the South African National Defence Force. Do I qualify for provident funds?
There is no pension or provident fund that applies to reserve force members.
How can former miners access unpaid benefits?
Here is how silicosis claimants can access unpaid benefits.
How can I apply for birth certificates for my children if I am Zimbabwean and not married to the South African father?
Applying for birth certificates can be complicated. You may need help.