Evictions are meant to inform tenants that a legal process of eviction is about to begin if the landlord grievance cannot be resolved but can be complicated depending on the time frame and grievances attributed to the specific case.
Learn more about your rights when it comes to evictions and the legislations that govern each type of eviction in South Africa. Make sure you’re fully aware of your responsibilities and duties when it comes to evictions.
Start by selecting he eviction type that concerns your particular case from the list below.
South African Residential evictions are governed by the Prevention of Illegal Eviction from and Unlawful Occupation of Land Act 19 of 1998. PIE was enacted to regulate both the lawful eviction of unlawful occupiers and to recognise land owners’ … Read More
South African Commercial evictions are regulated by the common law. Therefore, tenants of commercial property do not enjoy the protection of PIE or ESTA. The actual use of the property is the determining factor in establishing whether a commercial … Read More
South African Farm evictions are governed by the Extension of Security of Tenure Act 62 of 1997. ESTA was enacted to prevent both unfair and arbitrary evictions and to safeguard the rights of people who live on land in rural and peri-urban … Read More