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A discussion paper [687KB]


Competing for Urban Land: improving the bidding power of the poor


The development planning vision of equitable and integrated cities, and the achievement of slum-free cities, remain unrealised. This paper looks at this conundrum in the South African context and suggests ways in which poor people can be spatially and economically integrated into cities by increasing their bidding power, including improving the intensity of land utilisation.

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