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Rental sales programme<h2 class="sectHeading">​Own your rental home</h2><p>We have identified 14 500 saleable Council-owned rental units across the metro. If you are renting one of  the properties that we have identified for sale, you could qualify to purchase the property and become the legal owner.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy light-blue bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info quickstat">​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Quick stat</h4><p> Since May 2019, 546 qualifying tenants living in Council-owned rental properties, have purchased their units and become property owners.</p></div></div></span> <p>The saleable properties are located across the city in areas such as Gugulethu, Valhalla Park, Mitchells Plain, Heideveld and Nyanga, among others.</p><p>The following types of rental properties are for sale:</p><ul><li>Free-standing houses</li><li>Semi-detached houses</li><li>Terraced houses or row houses</li><li>Maisonettes </li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">​How to apply</h2><p>Go to your nearest <a href="">Housing office</a>, or visit the <a href="">MyEstate mobile office</a> when it is in your neighbourhood to find out if the rental unit that you currently occupy forms part of the programme.</p><p>You will need to take along the following documents when you visit the office:</p> <span> <div class="lrg-icon-content bordered"><div class="lrg-icon lrg-check"><p> <b>Supporting documents</b></p><ul><li>A payslip not older than three months</li><li>An affidavit (if you are unemployed)</li><li>Proof of self-employment, and six months’ certified income and expenditure Statements</li><li>If you receive a social grant, a confirmation letter from South African Social Security Agency (SASSA)</li><li>Your Identity Document (ID) </li><li>Your spouses ID (if applicable)</li><li>Marriage Certificate/DivorceCertificate/Death Certificate (if applicable)</li></ul></div></div></span> <p>Download our <a href="" target="_blank">Own Your Rental Home Pamphlet</a> for more information.</p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading dark-copy pink bg-light-grey"><div class="graphic with-border"> <i class="info note">​​​</i> </div><div class="desc"><h4>Please note</h4><p> Multi-storey blocks of flats are currently not available for sale. The sale of blocks of flats can only happen through the implementation of a sectional title dispensation as set out in the </p> <a href="" target="_blank">Sectional Title Scheme Act (8 of 2011).<i class="icon link-external"></i></a></div></div></span> GP0|#1110c5a2-8e4f-4654-90cd-ea340ab64b6d;L0|#01110c5a2-8e4f-4654-90cd-ea340ab64b6d|Rental sales programme;GTSet|#dc1a8a1b-0357-45bc-b768-7d9a89c8ef94;GPP|#3fe38dfb-70df-49b9-ba44-9a7b0e5c210d;GPP|#01c7dd08-6ba3-4ae5-86c1-37cf07e8323e;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91Some of our rental properties are currently available to be purchased and transferred to qualifying legal tenants





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