Entities Reporting to the Department


Mandated to provide a dispute resolution service for community schemes, provide training for conciliators, adjudicators and other employees of the service, regulate, monitor and control the quality of all sectional title schemes governance documentation and to take custody of, preserve and provide public access to scheme governance documentation

Website: [http://www.csos.org.za/]

The purpose of the agency is to identify, acquire, hold, develop and release state and privately owned land for residential and community purposes and for the creation of sustainable human settlements.

Website: [http://www.thehda.co.za/]



The National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC) is one of several Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) created by the South African Government to sustainably improve on the socio-economic challenges of the country.  The developmental financial focus of the NHFC is specifically about finding workable models on affordable housing finance for the low- and middle-income target market.

Website: [http://www.nhfc.co.za/]


The EAAB regulates the estate agency profession through ensuring that all persons carrying out the activities of an estate agent as a service to the public are registered with the EAAB. A Fidelity Fund Certificate, which is to be renewed each year is issued as evidence of such registration and confirmation that such person is legally entitled to carry out the activities of an estate agent.

Website: [http://www.eaab.org.za/]





The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) is a regulatory body of the home building industry. Our goal is to assist and protect housing consumers who have been exposed to contractors who deliver housing units of substandard design, workmanship and poor quality material.

Website: [http://www.nhbrc.org.za/]


The Social Housing Regulatory Authority (the"SHRA") was established in August 2010 by the Minister of Human Settlements in terms of the Social Housing Act, No. 16 of 2008. The SHRA is classified as a public entity in terms of Schedule 3A of the Public Finance Management Act. The SHRA will regulate and invest to deliver affordable rental homes and renew communities.

Website: [http://www.shra.org.za/]