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You can apply for a shack extension permit from the Informal Settlements Management Department.
If there is no will, the Intestate Succession Act will apply.
This is unusual. You should follow up with the office where you made your application. If they can't help, contact the MEC, the Ombudsman or a legal organisation.
If there is community leadership – like a committee that tracks ownership of shacks – you can contact them for help.
Yes, the process of transferring the property to the buyer can only happen once the rates have been paid.
"NHNR" stands for National Housing Needs Register. It probably means that you are registered but that there is no further news yet.
Your property can't legally be sold like this. You need legal help.
Yes, if no will is written, the inheritance will be distributed according to the Intestate Succession Act
No, the deed of sale remains a binding contract
You can apply for a FLISP grant as part of the government's “Help-Me-Buy-a-Home” scheme