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What can I do about my landlord trying to force us to move out?

It is illegal for your landlord to turn off the electricity and lock you out.

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My family home has become a drug house. How can I evict my relatives?

You need to follow the appropriate protocol to get an eviction order from the court, even though it may not be put into effect until the pandemic is over

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The municipality is threatening to evict me because I don't have a title deed

They cannot evict you without a court order. If you haven't yet, you should apply for RDP housing

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What can I do about the unfair treatment by my landlord?

The Rental Housing Tribunal hears and resolves disputes between landlords and tenants.

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What can we do to stop the late owner's sister from kicking my mom out of the RDP house she has been living in for over 20 years?

Ask the local municipal offices if they can help your mother to acquire title deeds after her 20-year occupation.

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The new owner of my flat told me to move out earlier than what we agreed on. What must I do?

You can't be evicted without a court order.

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I’m late with rent. Can the landlord attach my vehicle?

Yes, if they apply for an attachment order

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My father is threatening to evict my brothers from his RDP house. What should they do?

They might need legal assistance

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Can I remove illegal occupants staying at a house for which I have a letter of authority?

Under ordinary circumstances, no one can be evicted without a court order.

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I received an RDP house in 2008 but I could not occupy due to illegal invaders. Now the municipality is claiming unpaid rates from me. What can I do?

You need a lawyer to help resolve this situation

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