|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/ BEPP 2019/20||The NMBM undertook, through the CSP, a Housing Strategy Review, to prioritize delivery of high density housing within UNS 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/ BEPP 2019/20||Informal Settlements Upgrading Plan|
|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/ BEPP 2019/20||Urban Network Strategy maps indicate that them majority of prioritised projects are included 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/ BEPP 2019/20||Metro Police|
|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/ BEPP 2019/20||Forward planning, land use planning and enforcement, land procurement, in-situ upgrading|
|Have risks of unlawful land occupations been identified?||Partial Evidence||
Risks of unlawful land occupations often times justify anti-poor policies
|IDP/ BEPP 2019/20||Yes, a high risk of land invasion has been identified|
|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/ BEPP 2019/20||"Facilitate the development of socio-economic facilities and amenities in various areas, in particular less privileged areas of the metro"|
|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/ BEPP 2019/20||Land release for informal settlement upgrading and housing|
|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/ BEPP 2019/20||A draft Nelson Mandela Bay Municipal Land Strategy exists for the assembly and release of land|