Alternative approaches to community participation beyond formal structures: evidence from Langa within the municipality of Cape Town
While ward committees and Integrated Development Planning (IDP) representative forums constitute formal participatory mechanisms in South Africa’s local government, little is known about the potential of local approaches in enhancing participation in municipal planning. This paper examines alternative approaches to participation based on research conducted...
This report looks into the sustainable housing options available in Scotland, UK. Whilst the financial climate is restricting overall investment in affordable housing, mixed tenure developments now account for a greater proportion of the affordable housing investment programme than has ever been the case previously...
The article reviews 11 primary studies that examine the impact of social mix on public housing estates. It is argued that by dissipating the concentration of poverty and exposing public housing tenants to more mainstream residents, the opportunities of the public housing tenants will improve.
This report presents the findings of research that aimed to assess the extent to which the various objectives of tenure diversification policies have been achieved.