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I’ll also add the heavily reported effectiveness of IFV automatic cannons cited in Ukraine. Having that protection to move, coupled with the ability to shred urban cover is very helpful.Both heavy and light are required for the urban fight. With modern ISR assets and precision weapons, light dispersed forces may be called for in the open areas between urban centres. And much of the actual urban combat itself as you noted is in fact dismounted, so by definition "light".
However, there are times you need to move in the face of enemy fire and that requires armoured forces. (@markppcli - not necessarily HAPCs like Namer...but armour that can maneuver in rubble and take MG fire, shell fragments, RPG's etc.).
The part I think you're missing is that even in urban combat maneuver warfare is required to win. Battles like Berlin, Stalingrad, Mosul, Mariupol, Severodonetsk, and now even Bakhmut are essentially sieges. The defenders seriously hurt the attackers in every case, but once the defenders lost their ability to maneuver their positions were ultimately identified and destroyed. At very high cost certainly, but once a defender is pinned in place and unable to move in the face of fire the attacker ultimately shrinks their perimeter. If you want to "win" an urban battle you need to be able to maneuver around the enemy's strong points and isolate them so they can be reduced. Heavy vehicles give you that ability whereas "jeeps" or "armoured cars" do not.