Score: 68

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 2020/2021 review The City has a dedicated Upgrading of Marginalised Areas Programme for other priority projects that aim to integrate the city
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 2020/2021 review There are inofrmal settlements identified for upgrading located in the Orange Consolidation Zone
Is there evidence that the majority of priority informal settlement upgrading projects are located in the urban network? Partial Evidence

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

IDP 2020/2021 review It is unclear whether the majority of upgrading projects are located in the urban network
Has a department / service provided been identified to take responsibility of the strategy? No Evidence

Institutional capacity is needed to manage the land strategy.

IDP 2020/2021 review This is unclear
What is the nature of the land strategy with regards to informal settlement upgrading? Strong Evidence

Is the land strategy preventative or enabling in nature?

IDP 2020/2021 review 100,000 serviced stands to be delivered during the MTSF period
Have risks of unlawful land occupations been identified? Partial Evidence

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

IDP 2020/2021 review A decisive programme to contain and prevent the illegal invasion of land will be implemented. Plans to establish a Rapid Land Invasion Unit
Is there a clear indication that the city government has adopted a land strategy with regards to informal settlements? Strong Evidence

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

IDP 2020/2021 review Rapid Land Release Programme (RLRP)
What are the components of the land release strategy? Partial Evidence

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

BEPP 2019/20
Does the city council have a land release strategy in place? Or is there a strategy being compiled? Partial Evidence

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

BEPP 2019/20

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Reviewer   Wasim Moosa
Submitters   Joe Totana
Last modified   Thu May 13 2021 06:58:13 GMT+0000 (UTC)