The COVID-19 pandemic has not only claimed lives but also left some breadwinners jobless and businesses battered.

Some Wits University students now fear they could lose accommodation due to financial challenges either caused by the loss of income of parents or a recent defunding of at least 5 000 students by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). 

VOWFM’s Kamogelo Tinyiko spoke to one student, who accuses South Point of having evicted students  who were unable to pay for their rent.