Articles tagged with: Consumer Protection Act

Landlords Responsibilities for Property Repairs and Maintenance

on Sunday, 09 March 2014. Posted in LettingWorx Property Rentals

What is the Landlords responsibility for Property Maintenance?

To be clear on landlords responsibilities for repairs and maintenance of rental properties – owners often ask why they should repair something like a broken lock, alarm contact, or auto gate not opening, when “the tenant is the one living there”. The simple answer comes down to, tenants can generally only be held liable for repairs/replacement in the property if the damage was caused by the tenant actions, or ...

The Consumer Protection Act and Lease Agreements

on Sunday, 23 September 2012. Posted in LettingWorx Property Rentals

Making peace with the Consumer Protection Act and Lease Agreements

Article updated March 2014. The introduction of the The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) in South Africa in April 2011 stirred fear in the hearts of landlords, and is still today viewed with angst by most new landlords we meet. As with everything we sometimes fear what we're not familiar with. Over the last 3 years we've experienced some benefits and made peace with the effects of the Consumer Protection Act on lease agreements ...


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