Elections 2021: Why housing crisis will have an impact on voting patterns in Cape Town

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Good party leader Patricia De Lille.
Good party leader Patricia De Lille.
Marvin Charles

Affordable housing has taken centre stage as political parties campaign for votes ahead of the municipal elections.

Political parties are focusing on housing delivery, particularly in the central business districts, to bring those less fortunate closer to job opportunities in the city.

The DA-run City of Cape Town has been criticised by social justice lobby groups over its slow progress in providing housing closer to the inner city.

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