After all, drawing again on the data on building plans completed, between andonly 0. Private developers must be supported to operate in the field.
The danger is that government runs the risk of deviating from designing innovative, lasting solutions.
The housing programme is based on the Reconstruction and Development Programme of The shift to mega projects has not yet generated the desired major growth in total public sector housing delivery. But the fact that eThekwini has seen substantially less private sector investment in housing than any of the other large metros cannot be ignored.
The municipality, and other spheres of government, must also find ways to work with other partners who influence private sector delivery.
Cities were racially divided, and the black population forced to live far from places of economic activity and without public amenities. Other factors that have slowed down the pace of delivery include weak inter-governmental coordination.
People are unhappy with unclear time frames about when developments will take place. Over three million public housing units have been delivered since In a bid to achieve this objective, and to increase the supply of houses, two years ago the government announced a programme to deliver mega housing projects.
This article focuses on Gauteng where the housing backlog is big and tensions have been running high.