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WATCH | Cape Town's stance on evictions

JOHANNESBURG - NGOs, activists and the homeless are opposed to a court decision on evictions.

READ: WATCH | Cape Town woman evicted 15 years after buying RDP house

The Western Cape High Court has issued a final order for the eviction of homeless people from road reserves and bridges in the city centre.

READ: SA's housing crisis | Homeless in Cape Town CBD set to be evicted

The order includes a standing interdict against further unlawful occupation of other city-owned public spaces. Homeless people say they do not want to go to shelters as it is not a long-term solution.

WATCH: SIU Report | CT homeless tent shelter 'irregular'

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis spoke to eNCA.

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