Shack dwellers getting evicted in face of government ban
From demolished shacks, to water and electricity shutoffs, the coronavirus lockdown is worsening SA’s housing crisis, despite government orders to suspend evictions, residents and activists warned.
With many unable to work or pay rent since stay-at-home orders went into effect on March 27, shack dwellers and renters are particularly vulnerable to having their utilities shut off or being evicted from their homes, rights groups say...
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