De Waal Drive tenants mobilise against potential evictions

Tenants of De Waal Drive Flats have formed a residents' association to resist eviction. Photo by Daneel Knoetze.

For about a year, the SRFA has resisted the City of Cape Town’s attempts to cancel their lease agreements and to evict them. Their homes — council owned rental stock in Wynberg — lie in the way of construction plans for a new MyCiti bus route.