Application Process

Important to note:

Our rent structure is based on House Hold Income and NOT on the conventional commercial rent structure.

This is breakdown of our Application Process:

1. Initial Contact
Contacting and initial telephonic screening of prospective tenants on the current database.
2 weeks 
2. Information Interview
Interviews with successful shortlisted tenants.  
Interested parties to fill out application form and submit supporting documents.
1 month
3. Vetting of Applicant
Once application completed and credit check fees are received.
Using the supporting documents we perform credit checks and vetting of selected tenants, based on unit mix criteria and suitability. 
2 weeks 
4. Signing the Lease
Successful applicant will commence to ‘Signing of Lease Agreement’ and ‘Collection of Deposits’ and a Date will be given for moving into the units.
1 month 
5. Move In
Tenants moving into units on the dates provided by Povicom.
6 to 7 weeks 
6. Tenant Introduction
Induction Workshops with tenants where we will inform you of the House Rules, Satisfaction Surveys and Building Procedures.
Over a 2 month period 
These timeframes are guidelines.

If you are happy with this process and interested in a unit, please fill out our Online Application.


Povicom Bank Details for any payments & donations:

Account Name: Povicom NPC

Account Number: 6274 8428 259

Account Type: Business Account

Branch Code: 20-32-09




About Povicom

Povicom is a Social Housing Institution, with it focus being the residents in the Mitchells Plain area. With the support of the South African government and City of Cape Town, we aim to provide affordable rental housing.