Aims to create a coordinated approach to informal settlement upgrading in order to gradually implement strategic upgrading programmes, which promote security of tenure and improve living conditions through the access to well-located land, adequate shelter, and services.
|Is there a clear breakdown of budgets reserved for informal settlement upgrading in the city's capital budget?
|What percentage of municipal capital budget is reserved for upgrading informal settlements?
|Does the budget align with the municipal targets for upgrading informal settlements?
|Has a systematic assessment and categorisation of informal settlements been carried out?
|Is the rapid assessment and categorisation an appropriate response to the nature and extent of informality?
|Is there a clear statement of the assessment and categorisation of informal settlements?
|Does the council have an official informal settlements upgrading strategy?
|Has a department been assigned to take responsibility for the strategy?
|Is the essence of the upgrading strategy upfront apparent?
|Is the city council's adopted strategy appropriate response to the scale of informality?
|How many houses are delivered per annum?
|Timeframe to eradicate backlog conventionally (years)
|Is there a clear indication of the extent of housing demand/ backlog?
|# of IS (smallest unit defined)
|# of people living in informal settlements
|Annual IS growth rate
|% of municipal population
|% of Provincial total
|# HH living in informal settlements
“Residents of informal settlements and backyarders must be engaged by the City to understand their immediate urban needs, how some of these needs might be met by the state, and how community organisation and commitment might support their attainment;”