|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)?||Partial Evidence||
Metros should have a strategy of development in other marginalized areas, as these are often areas of informal infill development, including backyards
|IDP 2021/26||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?||Partial Evidence||
It is important that informal settlements benefit from the renewed focus on infrastructure expenditure in the urban network.
|IDP 2021/26||There are informal 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 2021/26||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?||Partial Evidence||
Institutional capacity is needed to manage the land strategy.
|IDP 2021/26||This is unclear|
|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 2021/26||100,000 serviced stands to be delivered during the MTSF period|
|Have risks of unlawful land occupations been identified?||Strong Evidence||
Risks of unlawful land occupations often times justify anti-poor policies
|IDP 2021/26||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 2021/26||Rapid Land Release Programme (RLRP)|
|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 2021/26||This "Land Strategy for the Transit Orientated Development Corridors (ToD)" stipulates that on the willing buyer/willing seller principle the land acquired must be packaged before the land is to be released on public tender.The strategy deals with land acquisition for a range of uses, including social and affordable housing in the Corridor.|
|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 2021/26||The Johannesburg Property Company's City of Johannesburg Land Strategy|