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How do I apply for a house in the Conradie Better Living Model project?

You can apply online.

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I am in a wheelchair. How can I get an RDP house?

Disabled people are supposed to be given priority for RDP houses and the houses are also supposed to be adapted to their needs.

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We are behind on the rent and just got an eviction order. What can we do?

The landlord must follow the steps in the Prevention of Illegal Eviction Act.

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My stepmother is evicting us from our late father's house. What are our options?

Your municipality must provide emergency housing which is dignified and with access to services.

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The state is holding the biggest armed forces night shoot in 15 years in False Bay. Can it be stopped?

To hold the authorities to account, you have to be organised, so that they understand that there will be consequences for not consulting the community in future.

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My house's sale of execution and money judgment were heard on different dates. What can I do?

The courts ruled in 2018 that banks must bring both the money judgement as well as the application for a sale in execution on the same date.

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