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					HOUSING DELIVERY

     Nelson Mandela
 Metropolitan Municipality
          Declaration

● The Executive Mayor declared Housing
  as priority

● Vision 2020

● 10 Year housing program
  Optimisation of the
       People’s
 Housing Process (PHP)

● Masangwanaville,   community     participation
  enhancement

● Establishment of co-operatives

● Establishment of Housing Associations
    Housing Support
       Centres

●    Construction of 5 major centres


●    Staff complement and support
            Strategies


● ± 58 Projects

● Empowerment initiatives

● Public / Private partnerships
     Nelson Mandela
      Metropolitan
Municipality’s contribution

● R6 000 per site - reduced to R3 000,00
  reviewal

● Technical support

● Administrative support
            Metro House
● Aims (Dignity,     Integrated   community,   Future
  extension)

● Subsidy and Nelson Mandela
  Metropolitan Municipality’ contribution

  (entire subsidy utilised for super structure)
  (annual quantum increase review contribution)
  (alternate service delivery initiatives)
  (bulk material tender)

● Specification

● Quantum adjustment
            Challenges
● Backlog ± 78 000 units

● Eradication of informal settlements

● Community participation

● Population of organogram

● Major development (Urbanisation)

● Emerging contractor and supplier
empowerment programs
             Challenges
             (continued)

●   Previously serviced small units

    ▪ Erf size 50m² to 100m²

    ▪ transfers effected

    ▪ relocation resistance
     Achievements


●   National Housing Award 2002
    (Best PHP Project)


●   Metro House 40m²


●   Establishment of leadership qualities
Capacity and readiness
      to deliver

 ●   Executive Mayor’s declaration


 ●   Dedicated Housing      and      Land
     Business Unit


 ●   Management structure
Capacity and readiness
to deliver (continued)

 ● Integrated Disciplines
   ▪   Administration
   ▪   Financial support
   ▪   Technical support
   ▪   Town Planning
   ▪   Surveyors
   ▪   Building Inspectorate
Capacity and readiness to
   deliver (continued)


 ● 5 Year Housing plan

 ● Turn-around strategy delivery workshop
 (20 to 21 June 2003)

 ● Provincial support

 ● Cluster approach
      End User Product
           Quality
● Regular site meetings and inspections

● Dedicated team

  ▪   2 x Provincial representatives

  ▪   Project Managers

  ▪   Building Inspectorate

  ▪   Housing support committee representatives

  ▪   Beneficiaries
      Peri-Urban Areas


● 5 Development nodes

(Rocklands, Kuyga, St Albans, Seaview, Witteklip)
       Progress To Date

● Layout plans      generally   prepared    and
  approved

● EIA complete,      recommendations       being
  reviewed

● Acquisition of land being finalised

● Services design generally complete
          Challenges
● Privately owned land

● Bulk services

  ▪   Cost per capita household

  ▪   Limited grant funding

● Employment opportunities

● Integral transport plan
        Way forward


● Social compact review

● Beneficiary data confirmation

● Subsidy application

● Services and super structure

● Integrated communities
         Accreditation


● Application

● Response (Moratorium)

● Review Business plan and pursue
    HOSTEL
REDEVELOPMENT
   PROGRAM

   MATTHEW GONIWE
       HOSTEL
         Background

● Single men’s hostel - E.C. Administration
  Board 1987

● “One City” - erstwhile P E Municipality
Background state of
      affairs

● Overcrowding - 2 145 families -
increased to 3 000 families

● Extreme rudimentary service - communal
  toilets

● Illegal electrical distribution

● Sanitation and cleaning services non-
  existent
         Action plan

● Establishment of committee

● Hostel upgrading ± R11 000 000

● Conversion to 1 200 units

● Transfers effected

● Greenfield development
          Challenges
● Illegal occupation

● De-densification

● Insutu upgrade

● Limited subsidy

● Influx control
RENTAL HOUSING
    STOCK
           Background

● Establishment of Nelson Mandela
Metropolitan Municipality

● Rental stock - Uitenhage, KwaNobuhle, Port
  Elizabeth

● Total stock 13 993 units

● 1993 Capital discount scheme -
historical cost R7 500,00
     Existing situation

● Ablution upgrade

● 11 750    -     84% sold

● 10 757 transferred - title deeds issued

● 993 Instructions pending registration
               Challenges


● ± 253 unit selling price in excess of R7 500,00

● Community instability - family disputes

● Resistance

● Severe poverty and unemployment
          Strategies

● Establishment of social compact committee
and task team

● Home ownership educational programs

● Cluster approach
    Future Rental Stock


●   Development of development framework -
    policy

●   Establishment of Housing Association
INDIGENT POLICY



     Nelson Mandela
 Metropolitan Municipality
        Present scheme
● Introduced July 1997

● Provided – two schemes – household income 0 to
  R700 per month – 100% - R700 to R800 – 50%

● Services credited – rates, refuse / environmental,
  water up to 12kl and sewerage

● 2001/2002 financial year
  - Households assisted 48 172
  - Total credits R40 584 000

● Approximate average account credit R70 per month
         New Scheme

● Target July 2003

● Qualification criteria reviewed

● Benefits extended to include electricity
 Qualification criteria -
    requirements

● Must occupy

● Must not own other property

● Maximum household income of R1 500 pm

● Maximum municipal valuation

● Prepaid   meter  with  consumption      not
  exceeding 150Kwh monthly average
              Benefits

● Rates to the maximum value – 100%

● Refuse and environmental charge – 100%

● Water 6 kilolitres – 100%

● Sewerage – to the      maximum   of   the
  minimum – 100%

● Free prepaid token for 50Kwh
                Other


● Application

● Subject to on-site audit

● Annual review by applicant

● Annual Policy review linked to Equitable
  share and responsibility
   Future refinements

● Remove application process

● Self assessment and control

● Possibility of alternatives targeting
  system – consumption levels, valuation
  levels or combinations
              Challenges

●   Control   water   consumption   above   the
    benefit

●   If benefits are exceeded who pays

●   How will this be enforced

●   Determining a future system and the
    consumption levels

				
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