Notice Board:

Please note:

Measures have been put in place to resolve the connectivity problems experienced by the NMBM which has affected the payments to service providers for the last couple of days. Payments will thus proceed as normal as from Wednesday, 13 November 2019. 

  ATTP (Assistance To The Poor)

ATTP


ASSISTANCE PROVIDED

If you are unable to pay your account, then find out whether you qualify for any of the following:

 ASSISTANCE TO THE POOR SUBSIDY (ATTP)

 DOMESTIC RESIDENCE

 The benefits of receiving an ATTP subsidy are as follows:

 A full credit for property rates.

  • A credit to the maximum of 8 kilolitres of water per meter reading cycle
  • A credit for the monthly charge for the sewerage up to 11 kilolitres
  • A full credit for the monthly charge in respect of the refuse collection.
  • 75 kWh units of free electricity monthly with the first purchase  

 Qualifying CriteriaThe total income of all occupants living on the property may not exceed R3 560 per month

 The following child grants received by a household are not included in the above:

  • Foster Child Grant
  • Care Dependency Grant
  • Child Support Grant

How to apply: The account holder or an authorized person, must apply in person at any of the NMBM Customer Care offices. The relevant application form must be completed and copies of the necessary supporting documentation must be produced:

 ·        ID of all house occupants

·        Proof of income (payslip or affidavit) of all household occupants – Including Flatlets.

·        Copy of the Rental Agreement.


ASSISTANCE TO THE POOR SUBSIDY (ATTP)

PUBLIC BENEFIT ORGANISATIONS - NOT FOR GAIN INSTITUTIONS 

How to apply: The authorized person, must apply in person at any of the NMBM Customer Care offices. The relevant application form must be completed and copies of the necessary supporting documentation must be produced:

 ·        ID of Registered Secretary or Authorised Signatories.

·        Written proof from SARS, indicating that the NGO/NPO is registered and exempt from paying taxes.

·        Financial Statements

Please Note: The property where the assistance is sought, needs to be solely used as an NGO. The property also needs to be registered with the RATES department as such.

Benefits:

  • A credit to the maximum of 8 kilolitres of water per meter reading cycle
  • A credit for the monthly charge for the sewerage up to 11 kilolitres
  • 75 kWh units of free electricity monthly with the first purchase  

 

ASSISTANCE TO THE POOR SUBSIDY (ATTP)

DOMESTIC TENANTS

The benefits of receiving an ATTP subsidy are as follows:

  • 75 kWh units of free electricity monthly with the first purchase   

Qualifying Criteria: The total income of all occupants living on the property may not exceed R3 560 per month

 The following child grants received by a household are not included in the above:

  • Foster Child Grant
  • Care Dependency Grant
  • Child Support Grant

 How to apply: The Tenant, must apply in person at any of the NMBM Customer Care offices. The relevant application form must be completed and copies of the necessary supporting documentation must be produced:

 ·        ID of all household occupants

·        Proof of income (payslip or affidavit) of all household occupants- Including Flatlets

·        Copy of the Rental Agreement


ASSISTANCE TO THE POOR SUBSIDY (ATTP)

BODY CORPORATE’S/ OLD AGE HOMES

The benefits of receiving an ATTP subsidy are as follows:

  • A credit to the maximum of 8 kilolitres of water per meter reading cycle credited to the Body Corporate Account.
  • A credit for the monthly charge for the sewerage up to 11 kilolitres to the Body Corporate Account.
  • 75 kWh units of free electricity monthly with the first purchase, credited to the Body Corporate Account in the event of the owner not having a Private Municipal Account.

 Qualifying Criteria: The total income of all occupants living on the property may not exceed R3 560 per month

 The following child grants received by a household are not included in the above:

  • Foster Child Grant
  • Care Dependency Grant
  • Child Support Grant

 How to apply: The managing Agent or an authorized person, must apply in person at any of the NMBM Customer Care offices. The relevant application form must be completed and copies of the necessary supporting documentation must be produced:

 ·        ID of the Qualifying occupants

·        Proof of income (payslip or affidavit) for the occupants

·        Percentage Quota” document.

 

View the ATTP policy for detailed requirements or contact the Customer Care help-line on tel: 041-506 5555 for assistance.

Contact tel: 041-506 1416 for a home visit if the account holder is unable to apply in person at any of the Customer Care Centres.

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