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How many houses did the South African government provide in the last complete five-year term?

According to the government, a total of 447,383 homes, or “housing units”, were delivered in the five financial years from 2014/15 to 2018/19.

This excludes housing delivered under the Enhanced Extended Discount Benefit Scheme (EEDBS), which provides subsidies to repair or rebuild old government rental housing for transfer to occupants.


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