Durban residents, dumped for 2010 world cup, protest

They were told in 2009 their temporary accommodation was only for six months


Brief | 13 November 2023

Mitchells Plain residents refuse to accept Langa rail occupiers as neighbours

“Try to understand our plight and our current living conditions” says Langa rail occupier


News | 9 November 2023

Hundreds of RDP houses illegally occupied in Randfontein

The occupation of more than 360 houses was sparked by allegations of corruption at the housing project


News | 8 November 2023

Cape Town city centre tenants in tears as municipality auctions their homes

City says the Maynard Street homes are part of a de-proclaimed road scheme and are no longer required for municipal purposes


News | 6 November 2023

Fire victims sleep outside to protect their plots

“We sleep with our kids on our plots because we don’t want other residents to build their own shacks on them”


Brief | 3 November 2023

RDP houses left incomplete for eight years

Kanana Park residents in Johannesburg have had to finish construction at their own cost if they can afford it


News | 3 November 2023

Insult to injury: will there be any justice for District Six families?

Six families ask the state to expropriate their homes to avoid eviction


Opinion | 2 November 2023

Two dead in two shack fires since Friday in Dunoon

About 50 structures destroyed leaving 200 people homeless


Brief | 1 November 2023

Durban families have been living in this “transit camp” for 15 years, and now their homes are falling apart

They say eThekwini municipality promised that their stay would only be for 6 months, but they’re still there


News | 1 November 2023

Families evicted from farms have been dumped in Spoekiesdorp

The households in the Worcester informal settlement must be relocated, says the South African Human Rights Commission


News | 31 October 2023

Housing in South Africa: How have we done since 1994?

We’ve made progress but the quality of the data is poor, especially the latest census

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Analysis | 31 October 2023

Two die and hundreds left homeless by Khayelitsha fire

Frustrated victims then occupied vacant land nearby


News | 30 October 2023

Over 100 grannies march in Durban to demand better healthcare and housing

This follows a three-day conference that brought together grandmothers from across the country


Brief | 27 October 2023

Landmark decision for housing in Cape Town

City Council releases land in Salt River for social housing


News | 26 October 2023

Backyarders demolish shacks in Cape Town

Violence and tensions between land occupiers and backyarders has been brewing for months in Khayelitsha


News | 26 October 2023