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PRESENTATION TO THE PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SETTLEMENTS BRIEFING ON MTBPS 11 NOVEMBER 2009. Mandate and medium-term policy priorities. Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) – sets out framework and principles for sustainable development

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mandate and medium term policy priorities
Mandate and medium-term policy priorities
  • Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) – sets out framework and principles for sustainable development
  • Botshabelo Housing Accord (1994) Signed by housing stakeholders
  • Subsequent white paper on Housing (1994) and the Housing Act (1997)
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • SA CONSTITUTION
    • Section 26: Right to access adequate housing
    • Schedule 4: National and Provincial Governments have concurrent legislative competence
mandate and medium term policy priorities cont
Mandate and medium-term policy priorities cont.
  • The White paper on Housing remains the pillar of housing policy.
  • The priorities of the Comprehensive Plan are to:
    • Accelerate housing delivery within the context of sustainable human settlements;
    • Improve the quality of housing products and environments and turn housing into assets;
    • Create a single and efficient formal housing market;
    • Restructure and integrate human settlements;
    • Utilize the provision of housing as a job creation strategy; and
    • Ensure access to property to alleviate asset poverty and foster empowerment;
    • 2009 Human Settlements focus.
key elements pillars of hs strategy

prevailing reality

Key Elements (Pillars) of HS Strategy

Expected

Outcomes

Macro

Co-ordination

& Alignment

Urbanisation &

Spatial Management

Key

Service Delivery

Priorities

Transformation

(Paradigm shift)

Institutional

Re-alignment

pillars elements of the human settlements development strategy
Pillars/ elements of the Human Settlements Development Strategy

Element 1: Statement of Outcomes (expectations)

  • Prevailing reality
  • Mandate (manifesto/ SoNA/ Budget Speech)
  • Sustainability considerations (today’s choices for a better future)

Element 2: Macro Co-ordination & Alignment

Element 3: Urbanization & Spatial Management

Element 4: Key priorities

  • Residential Property development Governance (2009/10)
  • Shelter development: (2009 – 2014) – “Core mandate period”
  • Long term (2009 – 2025)

Element 5: Transformation: Paradigm shift

Element 6: Institutional Re-alignment for Implementation

strategy pillar 1 expected outcomes
STRATEGY PILLAR 1: Expected Outcomes

NOTE: Stubborn apartheid ‘legacy’ and consequences of urbanization & migration ( also unintended consequences)

  • Functional and empowering settlements
  • Livelihood and life enhancing habitation
  • President Zuma: Human Settlements “is more than just building houses…”
  • Minister Sexwale: …places where people can play, stay and pray. They should be green, landscaped communities -- pleasant places, where people live, learn and have leisure.
  • Freedom Charter: Houses, security and comfort
  • Sustainable development principles & choices today…!
strategy pillar 2 macro coordination alignment
STRATEGY PILLAR 2: Macro Coordination & Alignment
  • Defining the product – Planning
  • Funding alignment – Funding Assembly
  • Delivery – Getting the job done
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COMMERCIAL

&

BUSINESS

SOCIAL

AMENITIES

ENVIRONMENTAL

SPACE

HOUSES

BULK

SERVICES

INTERNAL

SERVICES

LAND

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Policy

Conditional Grant

Other

Public sector - Policy and Funding

Education

Health

BNG

Land

Transport

Electricity

Water, Sanitation

IHAHSD

R13bn

MIG

R6bn

INEP

R1bn

NDPG

R4bn

Land Grant

PT & IG

Prov ES

Prov ES

Province

Province

Province

Province

Eskom

Water Boards

Developer

Hum Sett

(DWA)

RD&LR

CG&TA

DoT

Energy

NT

DoE

DoH

Municipalities

Urban

Consolidation

Electricity

Houses

Water

Internal

Infrastructure

Sanitation

Roads

Social

Amenities

Residential

Land

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

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Government mandates

Converge

Coherent product: Human Settlements

Houses

Harmonized response/

delivery/

Implement

Focal Point of Effort

Department of

Human Settlements

Coordination

Water

Sanitation

Waste

Roads

Land

Electricity

other

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Planning

National Developmental Plan

(Human Settlements| Economic Dev.| Human Development|… )

Presidency (NPC)

National Human Settlements Plan

National

Community level infra.

Amenities

Land/spatial planning

Housing (Shelter)

Planning

Settlement Patterns

Provincial Growth and Development Strategies

(including a “Human Settlements development plan”)

Provincial

Integrated Development Plans (including a series of settlement level plans)

Local

Community Based Plans (neighborhood/ precinct development plans)

macro coordination alignment for human settlements
Macro Coordination & Alignment for Human Settlements
  • Compile a National (Provincial) Development Plan for Human Settlements, produce settlement level plans and promote innovative project development.
  • Align funding streams and existing built environment related grants/ resources and
  • At an implementation level - ensure effective project management and capacity assembly

Facilitation &

Leadership

(Focal Point)

Monitoring

Mandate

accountability

strategy pillar 3 urbanisation spatial management
STRATEGY PILLAR 3: Urbanisation & Spatial Management
  • The key is a National Human Settlements Plan
    • Policy and investment choices that are “spatially sensitive and responsive”
    • Support to cities in managing urban areas
    • Prioritization of settlement patterns/location
  • Focal point: public policy on urban development
  • Spatial planning
  • Sustainable urbanization & urban development
strategy pillar 4 service delivery priorities a shelter development
STRATEGY PILLAR 4: SERVICE DELIVERY PRIORITIES(a) Shelter Development
  • Development of Affordable Rental Stock
    • Inner City (Restructuring Zones – Social Housing Act & Rental Housing Act)
    • Hostels redevelopment
    • Migration to urban areas
  • Informal Settlements Upgrading: formalisation and basic services (1.8m Households)
  • Rural Settlements (Shelter needs & basic services)
  • Peoples’ Housing process (Self initiative)

Land

(title)

Assembly

Funding

assembly

Capacity

assembly

Programme

Leadership

pillar 4 service delivery priorities b shelter development governance
PILLAR 4: SERVICE DELIVERY PRIORITIES (b) Shelter Development Governance
  • Applying subsidy policy to deliver houses through credible settlement plans – set the “non-negotiables”
  • Adherence to minimum norms and standards/ guides
  • Customer care:
    • Targeting of “qualifiers” and choice of support for others
  • Quality (Asset creation and transfer)
  • Balance of typology, tenure variety (rent/ own) & density
  • Proper packaging & procurement: value-for-money!!!
  • Residential Market transformation & consolidation
strategy pillar 4 key priorities c settlements development long term
STRATEGY PILLAR 4: KEY PRIORITIES(c) Settlements Development (long term)
  • Framework legislation consolidation
  • Financing Policy reform
    • Subsidy (sustainability) Review
    • Development Finance Institution Reform
    • Private Sector
      • Financial Service Charter (FSC beyond 2009 & economic downturn)
      • Finance Linked Subsidy Programme (FLISP)
  • Township transformation and integration
  • Sustainable settlements
strategy pillar 5 transformation shifting the paradigm and practice
STRATEGY PILLAR 5: Transformation – Shifting the paradigm and Practice

5.1 Community Outreach

  • Liaison & participation facilitation
  • Customer Care (place beneficiary first - @ the centre)
  • Community empowerment (for self initiative)

5.2 Practitioners Re-orientation/ affirmation

  • Practice consolidation & dissemination
  • Development and support

5.3 Institutional Support in practice application

5.4 Sustainable development: informed choices

strategy pillar 6 institutional re alignment
STRATEGY PILLAR 6: Institutional Re-alignment

6.1 Macro Re-organisation of HS

(a) Role of Cities (Metropolitan Municipalities)

(b) Built environment management (roles)

(c) Resolve difficulties of “Powers and Functions”

6.2 Departmental Organisational Re-alignment;

6.3 “Tighter” mandating of public entities including those not in the Department;

6.4 Human Settlements Sector and Mandate Consolidation.

mtef funding proposals
MTEF funding proposals
  • Issues that have been raised in the MTEF funding proposal include the following
    • Capitalisation of Housing Institutions;
    • Funding of priority projects;
    • Capacity enhancement;
    • Sanitation and other infrastructure grants;
    • Land acquisition funding.
2010 mtef allocation
2010 MTEF allocation
  • Already in the MTBPS it is made mention that the Department is allocated R1bn in 2012/13 for grant funding;
budget implications of the hs mandate
Budget implications of the HS mandate
  • The non-alignment of all (bulk) infrastructure funding to the national human settlements conditional grant;
  • Funding “settlements” instead of “housing” projects - places to stay, play and pray;
  • Urbanisation management (enable it);
  • Coordination of multiple sector mandates impacting on human settlements (built environment).