Correct procedures to follow when applying for a RDP house

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Lentswe, Klerksdorp - The Matlosana Municipality released the following requirements to meet the criteria of the National Housing Subsidy Scheme.

These requirements include:
- Be a South African citizen;
- Be married or living with a partner, or single and have dependents;
- Be over 21 years old and mentally competent to sign a contract;
- Be a first-time homeowner;
- Be a first-time government subsidy recipient;
- Earn less than R3 500 per month per household. (You will not qualify if family members earn a sum of R3 500 or more);
- Be a single military veteran without financial dependents and
- Be a single aged person without financial dependents:

If one qualifies for the application then the registration process will require them to present the following documents:
- Your ID
- Your spouse’s ID
- Your children’s birth certificate
- If you are employed, proof of income
- You will need affidavit proof for an extended family member.

In order to limit the fraudulent acts of RDP housing forms, the City of Matlosana has taken upon themselves to let qualifying people go physically to the municipal housing offices to fill in the forms.

The process involves successfully filling in the application form means to be registered in the National Housing Needs Register or the Municipal Hou-sing Demands Database.

People are therefore encouraged to make copies of all the above documents and certify them at your nearest police station or the magistrates’ court before visiting a satellite office at any office of our townships.