In Joe Slovo, many people live in shacks that they build themselves. When the rain falls, the shack will have moisture. When the rain gets in the shack, the possessions of the owner will be destroyed.
The government is trying to build a certain number of houses but there are still shacks. Many people will move to this area because they want government houses.
The homes are built to avoid shack but people are still building shacks because they feel the government houses are too small and want to extend their homes. The whole family cannot fit in a house built for one person.