Score: 85

All answers

Question Answer Description Datasource and Evidence Comment
Is there evidence that projects have been prioritized in other marginalized residential areas (not identified as informal settlements)? Strong Evidence

Metros should have a strategy of development in other marginalized areas, as these are often areas of informal infill development, including backyards

IDP 2021/22 Projects determined throuigh Geographic Priority Areas
Is there an indication that priority informal settlement upgrading projects are located in the city's urban network strategy? Strong Evidence

It is important that informal settlements benefit from the renewed focus on infrastructure expenditure in the urban network.

IDP 2021/22 In line with the Urban Network Strategy, CoE identified five Integration Zones, five Marginalised areas in informal settlements and townships
Is there evidence that the majority of priority informal settlement upgrading projects are located in the urban network? Strong Evidence

The extent to which prioritised projects are included in the urban network.

IDP 2021/22 Priority 7 in the CAPEX projects and Integration Zone 1.
Has a department / service provided been identified to take responsibility of the strategy? Strong Evidence

Institutional capacity is needed to manage the land strategy.

IDP 2021/22 Service provider appointed to patrol IS and prevent occupation
What is the nature of the land strategy with regards to informal settlement upgrading? Partial Evidence

Is the land strategy preventative or enabling in nature?

IDP 2021/22 Preventative
Have risks of unlawful land occupations been identified? Partial Evidence

Risks of unlawful land occupations often times justify anti-poor policies

IDP 2021/22 High risk
Is there a clear indication that the city government has adopted a land strategy with regards to informal settlements? Partial Evidence

Even though the city government might have a land strategy, it might not benefit informal settlement residents.

IDP 2021/22 Management/ Prevention of Illegal Occupation
What are the components of the land release strategy? Strong Evidence

Each city should indicate what measures it is taking towards realising the land strategy.

IDP 2021/22 Meant to ensure efficiency in allocating land and equity in the distribution of land. This involves 3 stages: Strategic property planning; Land acquisation; and Land management.
Does the city council have a land release strategy in place? Or is there a strategy being compiled? Strong Evidence

An overarching strategy for land acquisition and release for housing and informal settlements indicates forward planning

IDP 2021/22 Land banking and land release strategy

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Reviewer   Isandla Institute
Submitters   Joe Totana
Last modified   Tue Oct 12 2021 12:15:48 GMT+0000 (UTC)