Answers to your questions

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Can I change my Relative Permit to a Quota Permit so that I can apply for a Permanent Residence Permit?

The Quota Permit no longer exists, but you can apply for a Spousal Permit.

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Our neighbours say that the land we live on is theirs. What can we do?

You can ask a community organisation for help to come to an agreement with your neighbours.

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My younger brother wants to put me out of my late father’s RDP house. How can we resolve this?

It depends on who inherited the house.

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Is it possible for an RDP house to change ownership without the signed permission of the person who was named the dependent?

You should first find out whether the title deeds were issued in your mother's name.

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I got a job after receiving the R350 Covid-19 social relief grant. What must I do?

You are required to inform Sassa of this change.

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How can I lift the "red flag" on my persal number and get my pension pay-out?

Here are some suggestions about what you could do.

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My mother passed away 7 years ago while waiting for a house. What is going to happen to that house?

It depends on several factors.

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The new owner of my flat told me to move out earlier than what we agreed on. What must I do?

You can't be evicted without a court order.

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Home Affairs won't allow me to apply for an ID. What must I do?

You might need legal assistance.

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My late employer's son wants to claim his father’s RDP house where I've lived for 23 years. Can he do that?

It depends on who he named as the beneficiary of the house.

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