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The right to have access to adequate housing
(ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2007)
T he right of access to adequate housing is important for the enjoyment of all human rights. A house is fundamental for human dignity and for physical and mental health, which are crucial for socio-economic development. ...
Implementation of Housing Rights in South Africa: Approaches and strategies
(Journal of Law and Social Policy, 2015)
Ensuring access to adequate housing, especially for the poor and disadvantaged in society, including those faced with evictions and displacement, continues to be a global challenge. The situation remains critical in South ...
Enforcing housing rights
(ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2009)
On 27 March 2009, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) overturned a High Court judgment ordering the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (the municipality) to buy land which had been unlawfully occupied by about 76 families ...
'Jumping the queue', waiting lists and other myths : perceptions and practice around housing demand and allocation in South Africa
(ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2014)
On 13 and 18 June 2014, the Socio-Economic Rights Project of the Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, held roundtable discussions in Cape Town and Johannesburg on housing demand and allocation in South Africa.