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Name: Social Housing Act, [No. 16 of 2008].
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Social security (general standards)
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2008-11-05
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-2008-L-80021
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line South African Government Information, 16 p. (consulted on 2008-12-15)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes and promotes a sustainable social housing environment. Defines the functions of national, provincial and local governments in respect of social housing. Provides for the establishment of the Social Housing Regulatory Authority in order to regulate all social housing institutions obtaining or having obtained public funds. Allows for the undertaking of approved projects by other delivery agents with the benefit of public money. Gives statutory recognition to social housing institutions.

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