Social Housing is a rental or co-operative housing option which requires institutionalised management which is provided by accredited SHIs or in accredited social housing projects in designated restructuring zones.

Brickfields Legae


Social housing provides good quality rental accommodation for the upper end of the low income market (R1500 - R7500). With the primary objective of urban restructuring, creating substainable human settlements.

Tribunal Gardens


Housing is not just about building is also about transforming our residential areas and building communities.


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Register of Social Housing Institutions

The Register of SHIs has the following information recorded for each SHI

  1. the name and form of the social housing institution
  2. status of accreditation
  3. the date of accreditation or change in accreditation status;
  4. any grants approved and particulars thereof;
    1. the names and contact details of the directors or trustees and key managers of the institution;
  5. any social housing projects undertaken and completed,
  6. all housing stock under management; and
  7. particulars of any instruction, directive or notice issued to the institution;
  8. any report prepared by the Regulatory Authority or by a forensic auditor relating to maladministration or alleged maladministration by the institution, and any order of the High Court relating to administration of the institution by the Regulatory Authority, as contemplated in section 11 12(8), (9) and (10) of the Act;
  9. any withdrawal of accreditation and the date and reasons therefore.

Register of Social Housing Institutions click here to download.