Using the case of the occupiers of Chung-Hua Mansionshe occupiers of Chung-Hua Mansions as an example, SERI's Keaton Allen-Gessesse and Lwazi Mtshiyo write on the harms of gentrification in Johannesburg's city centre. They illustrate how, in the face of gentrification, urban poor people can "strategically use the law to the keep a roof over their heads" to resist their displacement and eviction. 

  • Read the full article here.
  • Read more about the Chung-Hua Mansions case here.
  • Watch "The Road Home" about the experiences of the occupiers of Chung-Hua Mansions here.