Activists used the opportunity to comment on the Draft White Paper on Human Settlements to call for policy changes.
Hostel residents in Langa say they are tired of empty promises of houses and failure to maintain the hostels by the authorities.
The general sense in the room was that the imbizo was little else than a talkshop and residents of informal settlement told the housing minister that they are tired of empty promises.
The Housing Assembly is taking on a campaign for an alternative and public housing waiting list.
Stellenbosch backyard dwellers declare that they have exhausted peaceful engagement with the municipality
Three families who were allocated houses in Forest Village in Eerste Rivier want answers from the MEC for human settlements after they discovered that ‘their’ houses are occupied.
Housing organisations marched against evictions that are a feature of the state’s response to the growing wave of land occupations around the City.