Op-ed: Solving South Africa's land problem may require changing the Constitution - but not the property clause
By 6 April 2018
photo credit: David Stanley/flickr
Access to well-situated land is a national problem but each South African needing land needs it in a specific local area. Our cities, where the biggest land hunger exists, are the best placed to do it, but they need the incentives to make it happen.
If we want to tackle the real land issue, we could look at changing the Constitution, but not section 25 – the so-called property clause, but section 214, which deals with the way in which our cities are funded.
Read the full article here: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2018-04-04-op-ed-to-solve-the-real-land…