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It's hard to contest a will, but you can try Legal Aid.
There are two other housing programmes you may qualify for: the Social Housing Programme (SHP) or “Gap” Housing.
You can either brief lawyers or obtain the letter through one of the law firms that advertise this service. That would take 4 to 6 weeks and is quite expensive.
You can receive UIF and a disability or maintenance grant at the same time, but not any other type of grant
You can apply for a Section 26 (B) Life Partner Permit, which is a permanent resident permit that caters for people who are in a long term relationship, but who have not married, as in your case.
You need to apply online for a critical skills visa through VFS Global, the company that handles all Home Affairs applications.
Your frustration with Home Affairs is understandable. You may want to get legal assistance.
You can be sentenced to up to 12 months in prison for entering the country illegally.
A person applying for temporary residence has to apply from outside of the country, but you can get an exemption from this by applying to Home Affairs through VFS Global..
As far as we can establish, municipal land is only sold by a tender process after it is advertised for public participation.