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Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act No 16 of 2013

The official gazetted copy of the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act No 16 of 2013 is now available. Spatial Planning and Land...
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‘Jumping the Queue’, Waiting Lists and other Myths: Perceptions and Practice around Housing Demand and Allocation in South Africa.

‘Jumping the Queue’, Waiting Lists and other Myths: Perceptions and Practice around Housing Demand and Allocation in South Africa. The report was compiled by...
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LANDfirst Network workshop

On 14 May 2013, Afesis-corplan hosted the Landfirst Network (LFN) workshop held in Johannesburg on ‘the future of the LANDfirst network’. The purpose of...
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Motivation for an Innovation Fund

By Ronald Eglin After decades of development throughout the world and in South Africa, we still find people living in extreme poverty, the majority...
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Make housing delivery easier by unlocking bulk land for Landfirst

by Ronald Eglin Afesis-corplan has been advocating for a ‘width’ or Land First approach to settlement development for a number of years.  One example...
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Land Prioritisation

By Ronald Eglin The land question in South Africa, one of the most important issues of our time, has not yet been adequately addressed....
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Incrementally securing official access to property in informal settlements

By Lauren Royston Many South African households are not yet on the residential property ladder, even after state assistance since 1994, either through the...
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From Housing to Sustainable Human Settlements

Ronald Eglin Is the national housing budget getting too big?  If you were Trevor Manuel in charge of the national budget, having to take...
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From Eradication to Upgrade

By Ronald Eglin Afesis-corplan, with the support of Urban Landmark (ULM), conducted a series of four workshops on land access in Pietermaritzburg, Johannesburg, Cape...
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Accessing basic services through co-operatives

Part 1: Co-operatives Ronald Eglin looks at co-operatives and their benefits but warns that communities need to know all the facts before they decide...