social housing cape town apply here

Filed in ZA by on 19 May 2022

social housing cape town, social housing application, register social housing the social housing regulatory Authority (shra) is inviting members in cape town south Africa to apply for the social housing programme. The income qualification criteria for the Social Housing Programme has been revised from R1 500 – R15 000 to the new criteria of R1 850 – R22 000 gross income per month.

To qualify for the social housing programme one must ensure that his monthly income and needs meet the certain criteria, thus you qualify to rent social housing from City partners.

How to apply for social housing cape town

To apply for social housing programme in cape town firstly you must be registered on the housing needs, (previously known as the Housing Database) to be considered for a variety of housing opportunities. You can register using the links below.

Note: If your cellphone number has changed, you need to update your information at
the nearest City-run housing office or you may phone our call center at 0214440333 before you continue

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social housing cape town Requirements

  • a certified copy of your ID and spouse’s ID, if applicable;
  • a completed Housing Assistance Form (in the document download section below)
  • certified copies of your children’s birth certificates, if applicable;
  • certified copies of marriage or divorce certificates;
  • details of special needs within the household, and supporting documents such as medical records;
  • proof of address.

During the social housing registration use your correct contact details If the City can’t contact you, you may miss out on a housing opportunity. Make sure we have your correct personal and contact details.

Once you have registered on the housing needs register, contact a City housing office close to you and find out if there are social housing apartments in your area.

They will let you know how to apply for certain social housing opportunities. You can also contact the City’s Social Housing Institution (SHI) partners, who will give you instructions on how to apply for their different social housing opportunities.

If you have already completed the registration process social housing cape town then you can check for the status online to see if your application was approved or not. you can log into the  Housing Needs Register online (you will need your cell phone number as the one-time password)

you can also check the status by SMS method SMS your 13-digit ID number, followed by a space and your surname, to 44108, if you do not want to use they online methods then you can visit your local housing office,  MyEstate mobile office or  Parow Walk-in Centre

for more information about social housing registrations in cape town and other cities you can visit the offical website www.shra.org.za

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