n Local Government Bulletin - Municipal rates policies and the urban poor : promoting access to urban land markets?
|Article Title||Municipal rates policies and the urban poor : promoting access to urban land markets?|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Author||Alison Hickey Tshangana|
|Publication Date||Feb 2010|
|Pages||12 - 14|
In urban areas, the poor continue to struggle to access well-located land. Secondary residential property markets are also constrained from functioning effectively in black townships. Recent research supported by the South African Cities Network (SACN) and Urban Landmark has investigated how municipal property rates policies are, or could be, used to promote access by the poor to urban land markets.
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