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Research outputs: HOUSING

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2021 The location of social housing in Cape Town: separating fact from fiction

The clash over what constitutes the 'inner-city' of Cape Town exemplifies a crucial fact about social housing: It is all about location. Soc...

2020 South Africa's policies of lip-service disrespect people with disabilities

Like all fellow South Africans, we as disabled persons welcomed South Africa's 1996 Constitution and subsequent legislation, including the B...

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2020 Social housing and spatial inequality in South African cities

Social housing is a powerful tool to integrate divided cities by providing decent rental accommodation for low- and moderate-income working ...