18Dec, 2020

Nyandeni LM youth receive home building and occupation health safety

About 20 unemployed youth and emerging construction enterprises from Nyandeni Local Municipality recently participated in the NHBRC’s Home Building Technical Skills and Occupational Health and Safety training programme. The training which forms part of the NHBRC’s Social Transformation and Empowerment Programme was made possible by a partnership between NHBRC and Nyandeni Local Municipality The three […]

08Dec, 2020

NHBRC issues public warning against third party agents

The NHBRC warns the public to act with caution when dealing with third party agents who advertise NHBRC builder registration services to prospective builders through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram. Those adverts are misleading and are aimed at defrauding builders of their hard earned money. NHBRC has 23 offices across […]

11Sep, 2020

Beyond Covid-19

We are still applying various Covid-19 regulations to protect us against the spread of the invisible enemy. We wear masks, practice social distancing and sanitize our hands regularly. Many families across the world are mourning the loss of loved ones. The economic consequences of the pandemic should still be confirmed. Prior to Covid-19 we heard […]

05Sep, 2020

Youth Build 2020

The National Department of Human Settlements in partnership with provinces, metros, local municipalities and sector stakeholders annually implements the Youth Build Projects. The Youth Build Projects aims to: • Promote the national youth service through the construction of housing units for vulnerable groups; • Commemorate 1976 youth uprisings through the actual construction of housing units; […]

30Aug, 2020

NHBRC Women and Youth Training-Mtubatuba

On the 11th to 14th August 2020, NHBRC conducted a training workshop for youth and women in the home building Industry in partnership with KZN Office of the Premier, The Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs and Mtubatuba Municipality. The workshop went well and it was well attended and the Covid-19 regulations were […]

19Aug, 2020

Ethekwini Municipality fined R1,2 Million for failure to enrol subsidy houses

NHBRC Disciplinary Committee has fined EThekwini Municipality R1,2 million for failing to enrol 60 subsidy houses which were under construction at Inanda (Umqhawe Project). The Municipality which was a developer in this case commenced with construction of 60 residential units without enrolling the homes with the NHBRC. This is in contravention of the Housing Consumers […]

17Aug, 2020

NHBRC Partners with NCI to Advance Women Empowerment Agenda

The NHBRC has launched a series of skills training workshops for women with an interest in the construction field aimed at solidifying the advancement of equal opportunities in the industry. The training workshops will be conducted in partnership with the National Construction Incubator (NCI) in the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. This is […]

15Jul, 2020

Unemployed youth to receive home building training at Ikhala TVET College

The unemployed youth of the Chris Hani District Municipality will be receiving training on various building skills in a bid to improve their employability and participation in the construction industry. The NHBRC will be providing training to 50 young people from Komani and 30 young women from Cala in the home building disciplines through Ikhala […]