How to check your RDP house application online

How to check your RDP house application online
How to check your RDP house application online

If you want  to check the status of your Housing Subsidy Application and waiting list status in Gauteng and other parts of the country, visit the Online Housing Subsidy System and enter your ID number; https://www.hssonline.gov.za/hssonline/DesktopDefault.aspx

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The portal will provide visitors access to housing statistics based on actual information derived from provincial housing databases.

Alternatively, you can also  check the status of your RDP house by calling 0800 146 873 or sending an email to email info@dhs.gov.za. Alternatively, you can confirm the progress by visiting your nearest Housing Provincial office with Form C. If the house is ready for occupancy, the housing department will contact you to sign a happy letter and hand you the title deed and house keys!

Note: Remember to inform the Satellite Office if there is any change in your;

  • Residential and postal details
  • Your health status
  • Your working status (if you find or lose your job).

Qualifying criteria for an RDP House

  • A South African citizen or in possession of a permanent residence permit.
  • A first-time government subsidy recipient
  • Earning a monthly income that is less than R3,500 per household. This implies that the combined monthly income of a two-person household shouldn’t exceed R3,500.
  • 21 years or older
  • Mentally sound to sign a contract.
  • Qualified to purchase a vacant service site and not to have owned a fixed residential property.
  • Married or living with a partner or single and have dependants (children must not necessarily be your own)

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