we offer affordable rental housing

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WELCOME TO LETS CARE!

Lets Care aims to solve the low-cost housing problem for South Africa's low earning income group one region at a time.

ABOUT LETS CARE

Lets Care South Africa is a youth led non profit company established in 2016 operating within the framework of the Social Housing Act, focused on developing safe and quality affordable, well maintained rental homes near amenities & economic opportunities for the low income earning households.

Vision

To create an enabling environment for homeownership for the poor.

Mission

To develop safe quality maintained rental homes near amenities & economic opportunities for the poor.

Values

Honesty, Integrity, Transparency and Value add.

Our Creative Team

Meet the Team making this organization move forward.

LETS HELP YOU GET A HOME

Our Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to rent an apartment with Letscare?


To find out your Estimated rent amount you can also proceed with the application.

Rentals are charged at a percentage of your income
R1500-R5500= 30% of your income
R5501-R15000 = 33% of your income

For example:
If you earn a gross income of R3500 your estimated rental will be R1050
Income (R3500) * 30%(R1500 - R5500 income band) = R1050

if you earn a gross income of R6500 your estimated rental will be R2145
Income (R6500) * 33%(R5501 - R15000 income band) = R2145

How do I apply?


Click on the “Rent A Flat” button and follow the instructions.

Do I pay for Water and Electricity


There are prepaid meters for electricity. You as the tenant will be responsible for your own water and electricity.

I'm a domestic worker. What do I do if I don't have a payslip?


If your monthly wages are deposited into your bank account and you have a work contract with your employer- you can attach the contract instead of a payslip.

Do you have available units?


We have available units and an accompanied waiting list for those who have needs we can only meet in the near future.
If you are interested, please apply and you will be allocated a unit.

WHO DO WE HOUSE?

We provide housing to the low income earning groups. The provision of housing to this group of people assures that everyone in South Africa gets decent housing and therefore concentrate on solving bigger problems eg home ownership. The below will determine if you qualify :

  • Be a South African citizen or have a permit certificate.
  • Have never owned property.
  • Be 18 years or older.
  • Have a joint household income between R1 500 to R15 000 per month if you are married.

Lets Care provides Social Housing for people who are in most housing need, if you want social housing in the any province you must apply to join the our housing register.

How much does it cost to rent an apartment with Letscare?

Rentals are charged at a percentage of your income
R1500-R5500= 30% of your income
R5501-R15000 = 33% of your income

For example:
If you earn a gross income of R3500 your estimated rental will be R1050
Income (R3500) * 30%(R1500 – R5500 income band) = R1050

if you earn a gross income of R6500 your estimated rental will be R2145
Income (R6500) * 33%(R5501 – R15000 income band) = R2145

What do I need to qualify?

Rentals are based on your income. To qualify you must be employed, with an ID or valid work permit, earning a gross salary of between R 1 500.00 and R 15 000.00 .
Weather single or married, the household gross income should be between R 1 500.00 and R 15 000.00
You also must have never owned a property before.

Do I pay for water and electricity?

There are prepaid meters for electricity. You as the tenant will be responsible for your own water and electricity.

I'm a domestic worker. What do I do if I don't have a payslip?

If your monthly wages are deposited into your bank account and you have a work contract with your employer- you can attach the contract instead of a payslip.

Do you have available units?

We have available units and an accompanied waiting list for those who have needs we can only meet in the near future.
If you are interested, please apply and you will be allocated a unit.

How do I apply?

give us a call on +27 (78) 953-7864 or email us : admin@letscare.org.za to get started

WHAT OUR FUN FACTORS

BBEE Level

Female Youth Employed

Permanent Staff

Units under management

Estimated Beneficiaries

Planned units 2022-2025

Planned Ekurhuleni Projects (Billion)

Grants Raised (Million)

Debt Funding Raised (Million)

Donations Raised (thousand)

Our Portfolio

``If you have a roof over your head and food to eat, you can solve bigger world problems``

OUR JOURNEY

Here is a walk-through of Lets Care's journey of housing South Africa.

Lets Care South Africa is registered in October 2016, as a non profit organization. All accreditation documentation is submitted to the SHRA with the mandate :

  • To develop safe quality maintained rental homes near amenities and economic opportunities for low income earning households.
  • To create an enabling environment for home ownership for low income earning households.
MARCH

Lets Care is conditionally acredited as a Social Housing Institution (SHI) by the SHRA and is approved by SHRA’s council.

AUGUST

LSCA secures and resolves to acquire Sondela Phase One which consists of 246 existing units situated in Springs, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. The area selected was suitable for social housing, located next to a good road network, in close proximity to a train station and economic activities.

PROJECT VALUE : R91 450 000.00

The city of Ekurhuleni Municipality supports Sondela Phase 1 and 2 and LCSA submits project into SHRA pipeline.

The Department of Human Settlements supports Sondela Phase 1 and 2.

JUNE

Project recommended for approval by the SHRA council.

AUGUST

Project approved by the SHRA : Social Housing Investment Programme 9b.

Draft CCG Contract approved valued at R66 879 282.00 (70% of project value).

SEPTEMBER

Lets Care submits application for staff gear up grant for Sondela operations.

NOVEMBER

Staff gear up grant approved.

Lets Care secures bridge funding for R309 000.00 and appoints key operational staff to manage Sondela Phase 1.

LCSA reaches Conditions Precedent (CP) for Sondela Phase 1

DECEMBER

LCSA secures  Sondela Phase 1 by paying R12 Million deposit to the seller.

2019

JANUARY

Lets Care signs term sheet with Nedbank Ltd for a debt funding loan of R24 Million for Sondela Phase 1 (30% of project value).

Tenant Regularization commences.

Application for Financial Closure commences.

Keep in Touch

Send us a message for any enquiry.



    012 809 2044

    078 953 7864

    474 Lynwood Drive, Lynwood, Pretoria, 0081, South Africa

    admin@letscare.org.za

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