Ny landlord shut down our water. Due to ...

Asked by Jaco Viljoen on 17-03-2021 20:48:16
Question posted in the Property Law category relating to Gauteng

Ny landlord shut down our water. Due to late payment. The landlord sold the property amd gave us 7 days to vacate the premises. We responded back with a letter to say it wont be possible. Now the water has been shut down after the letter was send. Is this legal and what can i do in this regard

Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 19-03-2021 12:29:13

Hi there,

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You should be aware that just because the landlord sells the property, it does NOT mean that your lease is cancelled or that you must vacate the property! You have rights as a tenant! 

You are also entitled to apply for a spoliation order at the Magistrates Court in order to get the water put back on!

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