People desperate for housing in Johannesburg

eNCA's Heidi Giokos reported on the affordable house issue in Johannesburg. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - When will the lack of housing for those in need be adequately addressed in the City of Joburg? 

From land grabs to high-jacked buildings in the CBD, people have been resorting to desperate measures just to find shelter.

And every year it seems to be getting worse.

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The Constitution recognises access to adequate housing as a basic human right but in the City of Johannesburg, many people live without it.

The City said the problem is growing with more informal settlements mushrooming and land grabs increasing.

* eNCA’s Heidi Giokos reports.


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