CPUT‘s current residence capacity carries at least 8200 students. With more students intending to study at any Higher Education Institution, the demand for accommodation is constantly growing. Accommodation space is extremely limited and the demand exceeds the supply in this sector and Institutions have to consistently find ways to alleviate the situation for the greater good of university students.
A significant number of students at CPUT however live in private off-campus accommodation, some close to and some a little further away from campus. With the variances in pricing per landlord versus affordability for the student, it became necessary for the University to provide practical alternatives in the best interest of our students.
A database of Landlords accredited by the University provides the students with an alternative platform to make choices that suite their needs and ‘wants’ where applicable within their affordability range.
The accredited Landlord will provide students with accommodation from which the student and landlord will agree on. The university will NOT be involved/part of the operation of this lease nor the payment plans and agreements thereof.
Should you wish to have a wider range of student accommodation options other than CPUT accredited properties please visit; www.digsconnect.com
CPUT will not be part of such any contract entered into between the user and the Service Provider.
Accordingly OCHAP offices will not be involved in disputes between the above mentioned parties and users of this service. It is advised that all users are familiar with the relevant Rental Housing Act 50 of 1999 as well as the (CPA) Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008.
Residence Business & Risk Assessment Centre
Off-Campus Housing & Accreditation Office
Student Centre, 1st floor
Tel: +27 21 959 6154