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Welcome to the Online Housing Subsidy System

Welcome to the Housing Subsidy Portal.

The purpose of the Housing Subsidy Portal is to serve as a single point of entry to Housing Subsidy related matters for the whole of South Africa
The portal will provide visitors access to housing statistics based on actual information derived from provincial housing databases.
Registered users will gain access to live data relating their specific projects.

What's new

  • HSS Online is now compatible with Chrome.
  • All Reports are now accessible here once you have logged on.
  • The external searches were enhanced to no longer use the Search XML generator.
  • Click here for the step by step on how to submit external searches.
  • The capture wizard was enhanced to give a warning when duplicate applications are captured and the bug was fixed that stopped the capturing of more than one financial dependants.
  • HSS User Management is built into HSS Online and all HSS Users must have an HSS Online profile and re-submit their HSS User Access forms to their respective HSS Super Users.

The Housing Code

The purpose of the National Housing Code is to set out clearly, in one comprehensive document, The National Housing Code of South Africa. Click here to view the code.

Red Book Planning and Design Guide

My Housing Subsidy

Manage My Accounts

Update my personal details.
Click here to update your E-Mail address, Address and contact details.

Request membership.
Click here to request membership to an existing subscription.

Need Assistance?
Need help managing you User Account? Learn more here.

Manage Subscriptions

Create a new subscription.
You can create a new subscription as a company to get access to project specific information.You will be listed as the subscription administrator. This will enable you to add users to your subscription and to request access to specific projects.Click here to create a new subscription.

Manage your subscription.
Subscription Administrators can request access to new projects. Just click here to update your account profile.

User Administration Subscription administrators can manage user membership requests on their subscription. Click here to manage all requests.

Subscriber Administration PHD Admins can manage subscription role & membership requests by clicking here.

Need Assistance?
Need help managing you Subscription Account? Learn more here.

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