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If it looks and feels like a shack... it is not a shack - Housing Development Agency boss

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Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha.
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Sandile Ndlovu, Gallo Images, Sowetan

The Housing Development Agency (HDA) has gone on the defensive over 40 tin shelters in Talana, Tzaneen, which cost R2.4 million, and said they only looked like shacks with "the naked eye".

Speaking to News24, HDA chief operating officer Stephen Poya said while the shelters looked like shacks, they were built in line with the specifications required.

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