Authorities forced to dig deep to evict

Illegal invaders costly for Gauteng metros

Isaac Mahlangu Senior reporter

The hijacking of RDP houses in Gauteng is a headache for local authorities, who are forced to dig deep in municipal coffers to finance legal battles to evict illegal invaders.

All three metros in Gauteng have reported dozens of incidents in which their housing projects are illegally occupied shortly before projects are completed...

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