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Although there are other housing programmes you are eligible for, you would need to settle your debts first.
Since you were married in community of property, you inherited the house when your ex-husband passed away. You can do what you want with it.
The Rental Housing Tribunal hears and resolves disputes between landlords and tenants.
Ask the local municipal offices if they can help your mother to acquire title deeds after her 20-year occupation.
Buying municipal land is a long complex process, involving several steps.
If your uncle died without a will and his girlfriend is not on the RDP application, the law of intestate succession applies.
It would depend on how much you earn. Otherwise, you can apply for a FLISP subsidy.
Once you transfer the house to your niece, it is legally hers to with as she pleases.
RDP houses are only given to first-time homeowners but you can apply for CRU.
You could contact the office of the Human Settlements Ombudsman and tell them what has happened. The Ombudsman is the official who must assist to resolve disputes involving housing matters.