What Are Your Rights As A Tenant In South Africa?

Can I Cancel My Lease Early?

What Are My Rights As A Tenant?

What are your rights as a tenant if there is no lease agreement in place or if you need to cancel early?

Early Lease Termination

You are renting and can’t afford the rent anymore.
Business is slow and you can’t afford your commercial lease.
You are looking for information about tenant rights in South Africa.
The landlord is unreasonable and doesn’t want to let you end the lease early. You’re at your wits end.
You need legal advice. Different rules apply for different situations. Is it a personal or commercial contract?

You Are Not Alone!

Proper legal advice is available. We can help you understand what the rules are for personal or commercial contracts.
We can help you understand if the consumer protection law can help you.
You’re Asking: “What Can I Do?”

Start by downloading this Cancel Lease Early  Consumer Guide.

Learn what your legal options are. Don’t give up without understanding your rights.

Knowledge is Power

Read The Consumer Guide

Read this guide before you give any instruction to the lessor or agent.

The Consumer Protection Act, the common law and the consumer law protect you if you act quickly.

Be practical in making your decision on how to proceed.

Download Cancel Lease Early Consumer Guide