DA leader Helen Zille has questioned why committees were not set up to probe evictions of illegal shack dwellers in other provinces.
The housing delivery rate fell by 25% in the past five years and the backlog stands at 2.3-million, said Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
A rights institution has accused the City of Johannesburg of doing nothing to provide alternative residence for evictees since a landmark 2011 case.
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The SAHRC has condemned the "excessive use of force" used during the evictions, and says it is concerned about the manner in which they were executed.
The human settlements and co-operative governance and traditional affairs departments say they will assist evicted Alexandra residents with refuge.
Forced evictions and shack demolitions in the Nomzamo township have caused huge public outcry and political mudslinging.
Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has criticised the way Sanral and the City of Cape Town handled the evictions at Lwandle.
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has apologised on behalf of government for the evictions in Lwandle but called on the community to work with them.
Three people have been arrested for public violence during evictions in Lwandle, when petrol bombs and tyres were set alight.
People from Lwandle informal settlement in Strand have been evicted because they did not vote for the DA in the elections, says the ANC.
The city responds to questions from the M&G about street trader evictions.
High-handed evictions in Jo'burg's inner city have condemned the street traders and their families to penury.
After a Constitutional Court ruling that the eviction of the Pretoria flats was illegal, the residents are finally being given other accommodation.
The housing allocation dispute in Cato Crest has claimed another victim - a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed during a protest.
The city has not obeyed court orders to provide alternative shelter or come up with a plan for more than 100 people evicted from a hijacked building.
Victims of an alleged building hijacking are staying close to protect what little they have.
Municipal officials now face the very real threat of being fined or imprisoned over evictions following a judgment by acting judge Nigel Hollis.
Residents of a settlement in Marlboro set out to have their community formally recognised. Instead, their homes were razed to the ground by the JMPD.