22Feb, 2016

House Handover in Mpumalanga

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) in partnership with Ligwalagwala FM and other partners will hand over a house in Betty’s Goed near Dundonald in the Mpumalanga Province on Saturday, 20 February 2016. The handover will be made to Ms Khanyisile Masina, who is a victim of women abuse whose ex-partner cut off both […]

19Feb, 2016

Eastern Cape Unemployed Military Veterans Receive Certificates in Construction

This week more than 30 unemployed military veterans in the Chris Hani District Municipality received accredited certificates in home building offered by the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) in Queenstown, Eastern Cape. The military veterans undertook intensive theoretical and practical training in roofing, plumbing, plastering and carpentry for a period of three months. The […]

11Feb, 2016

JS Mpanza Primary School gets a face-lift

Although Mandela Day is five months away, the National Home Builder’s Registration Council (NHBRC) believes that this day should be celebrated every day. It is for this reason that the NHBRC partnered with Tshiala Construction and Montagu Homes to bring change to the JS Mpanza Primary School in Diepkloof, Soweto. The project is part of […]

29Jan, 2016

NHBRC trains unemployed youth of Nelson Mandela Bay in construction skills

The National Home Builder Registration Council (NHBRC) will be providing home building training to 91 unemployed young people in Nelson Mandela Bay in a bid to improve their employability and participation in the construction industry. The skills training programme which starts on 01 February 2016 focuses on various disciplines such as bricklaying, plastering, roofing and […]

25Jan, 2016

NHBRC brings water to KZN residents, one tank at a time

The R150 million rain water harvesting tank project in the Southern and Northern parts of KwaZulu-Natal is finally complete. More than 26 000 water tanks have been installed to service 27 500 households in the province The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) and KwaZulu-Natal Department of Human Settlements launched the project in 2011 to […]

15Dec, 2015

Staff Build Handover Ceremony

On Tuesday, 15 December 2015 Christmas came early as the Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, Ms Zoliswa Kota-Fredericks handed over two houses to long-serving and deserving staff members in Soshanguve and Hebron, City of Tshwane. The first beneficiary Ms. Mokgadi Meriam Hutama, who started working as a contract worker in 2006 with the Department of […]

27Nov, 2015

Historic agreement set to bring South African building inspections in line with global best practice

Johannesburg – An agreement signed today between South Africa’s housing regulator and construction professionals’ body will mean that housing inspectors will now be required to register with a professional body in order to carry out their work. According to National Home Builders Registrations Council (NHBRC) CEO Mongezi Mnyani, the agreement signed between it and the […]

18Nov, 2015

South Africa’s Housing Regulator commits to speedy resolution to IT issues

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) has gone live with the SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. This is a significant technology investment that will bring dramatic improvements to the way that the NHBRC carries out its mandate. Since going live on the 2nd November 2015, some of our customers have experienced delays in […]

26Oct, 2015

New NHBRC Council Outlines Priorities for its Term of Office

The newly-appointed NHBRC Council has developed and agreed on a set of strategic priorities for its term of office with the Shareholder, the Ministry of Human Settlements. This includes strategic capacitation of the organisation, a clean audit, review of the operating model, social transformation strategy, review of the legislation, visibility and accessibility and being a […]

23Oct, 2015

Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality’s Fairview development gets green light from housing regulator

Port Elizabeth  October 16, 2015 Newly appointed Council Members of the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) today paid an unannounced oversight visit to assess building standards at Fairview Social Housing project in Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality, Eastern Cape. As part of the Council Members oversight mandate, the purpose of the inspection by these […]