Gert is a specialist Conveyancer based at our Illovo branch. He worked at the Pretoria Deeds Office from 1985 until 1989 and after becoming a Senior Examiner left to qualify as an Attorney and Conveyancer in 1992. As manager of our Gauteng Development Law Unit Gert focuses on the establishment of townships and all the conveyancing work required to initiate and complete developments, whether it may be an upmarket sectional title, cluster or housing development. He enjoys finding practical solutions to complicated conveyancing problems. Gert serves on the committee of the South African Affordable Residential Developers Association (SAARDA), a body representing the interests of developers and other stakeholders in the affordable housing development sector which necessitates regular collaboration with government and municipal officials.

Unpacking the Housing Act and state subsidies

The Housing Act prevents the voluntarily sale and transfer of a FLISP subsidy house within eight years from date of acquisition.


In terms of section 26 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa everyone’s right to have access to adequate housing is recognised.

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