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Eviction Coverage

For landlords who want legal protection in uncertain times

Even tenants in the best standing can encounter unexpected financial difficulties later on in the lease. If your tenants can’t meet their rental obligations anymore and you see yourself obliged to resort to an eviction process, HouseME’s Eviction Coverage helps you with the process and covers all legal fees. Peace of mind for only R250 per month.

Rental home with eviction coverage

How does Eviction Coverage work?

  • Transfer your tenant

    Sign up to HouseME for free and select "Transfer your tenant". Enter your lease info, select "Eviction Coverage", and give us the tenant's contact details.

  • We'll vet your tenant

    We'll get in touch with the tenant to upload their verification documents. Once we have received these, our verifications team will assess whether the tenant qualifies for Evicition Coverage or not, and let you know.

  • Sign, sit back and relax

    Sign our digital lease, and voilà! You'll benefit from all HouseME Home features like free call-outs on our network of maintenance partners. Each month we'll pay you your rent minus our fees.

  • If things go south, we're here

    If your tenant can't meet their obligations and an eviction is necessary, our partners at Marlon Shevelew & Associates and Landlord Legal will handle the eviction process. And if it goes to court, all legal costs will be covered.

What are the benefits of Eviction Coverage?

Evictions can cost anywhere between R5,000 and R100,000, so it's well worth protecting your investment from this kind of unexpected expense.

At only R250 per month, and coupled with SA's lowest rental management fees, HouseME's Eviction Coverage is the most affordable peace of mind you'll find.

Our partners Marlon Shevelew & Associated are leading South African rental law specialists. They are always up to date with the latest amendments to rental regulations, and use experienced underwriters to insure our landlords.

HouseME takes care of the initial letters of demand and ensures that the pre-legal work is done correctly. That way there's no delay if you need to go to court.

When you switch to HouseME, our Home package fee includes our world-class tenant verification process, state of the art lease, industry-beating rent collection, deposit management, and free call-outs on our network of maintenance partners. Plus, when it comes time to renew your lease, we can process your renewal or help you find a new tenant.

If your tenant qualifies, you can also select our Rental Guarantee for only 2% of the lease value. This ensures that you get paid on time every month even if your tenant pays late. And if your tenant stops paying, you'll get up to two month's rental paid out, on top of the deposit.

How much does Eviction Coverage cost?

R 250 per month

+ our HouseME Home fee from R145 per month.


Our fees are charged only after the tenant is placed, or transferred.

Eviction Coverage can only be taken out as an add-on to our flagship rental products

Available nationwide

Need help finding a tenant first?

If you are still looking for a new tenant, we can assist with that too. Our HouseME Home and HouseME Assist products give you all the tools you need to find a great tenant that will qualify for Eviction Coverage.