|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 2021/22 - 2023/24||Some reference made towards targeting marginalized areas|
|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 2021/22 - 2023/24||Some indication|
|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 2021/22 - 2023/24||No clear reference made towards informal settlements|
|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 - 2023/24||Human settlement|
|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 2021/22 - 2023/24||Element of addressing handover backlogs|
|Have risks of unlawful land occupations been identified?||Partial Evidence||
Risks of unlawful land occupations often times justify anti-poor policies
|IDP 2021/22 - 2023/24||Land Invasion unit restructured to include land invasion and crowd management|
|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 2021/22 - 2023/24||Fast tracking the process of registering and issuing of title deeds|
|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 - 2023/24||There is consolodation of current mixed housing developments - including the provision of bulk services and construction of top structures (focus on catalytic and mega projects)|
|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 - 2023/24||Yes, proactive land release strategy|