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Legislative and judicial responses to informal settlements in South Africa : a silver bullet?
(Stellenbosch Law Review, 2012)
The growth of informal settlements or slums has been an issue of concern for many, with international initiatives increasingly focusing on informal settlements, particularly the need to improve the living conditions in ...
'Meaningful engagement' in the realisation of socio-economic rights : the South African experience
(Southern African Public Law, 2011)
One of the key concerns, evidenced from South Africa's socio-economic rights jurisprudence, that has impacted negatively on the realisation of socio-economic rights in the country, especially at grass roots level, has been ...
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 ...
Evictions in South Africa during 2014: An analytical narrative
(ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa, 2015)
The South Africa Constitution and pertinent legislative frameworks recognise the right of access to housing. This right extends to people who live in informal settlements, where they erect shacks and other structures. These ...
'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.