Home / Landlord & Tenant  / [WATCH] Is a verbal lease agreement valid?

[WATCH] Is a verbal lease agreement valid?



Hi, I entered into a verbal rental agreement with my landlord. What are my rights as he wants to increase my rental by more than 10%. I cannot afford to move out right now. – Jo


Got a question? Email david@hometimes.co.za


David A Steynberg, managing editor and director of HomeTimes, has more than 10 years of experience as both a journalist and editor, having headed up Business Day’s HomeFront supplement, SAPOA’s range of four printed titles, digimags Asset in Africa and the South African Planning Institute’s official title, Planning Africa, as well as B2B titles, Building Africa and Water, Sewage & Effluent magazines. He began his career at Farmer’s Weekly magazine before moving on to People Magazine where he was awarded two Excellence Awards for Best Real Life feature as well as Writer of the Year runner-up. He is also a past fellow of the International Women’s Media Foundation.

Review overview