oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Housing rights of "slum" dwellers at stake : case review

Volume 10, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1684-260X



On 27 January 2009, the High Court (Durban and Coast Local Division) handed down judgment in the Slums Act case. The case concerned a controversial piece of legislation, the KwaZulu-Natal Elimination and Prevention of Re-emergence of Slums Act 6 of 2007 (Slums Act), which aims to eliminate slums in KwaZulu-Natal.

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