Briefing: Densification and its objectors in Johannesburg, South Africa

Policy product type
Briefing originally posted on LGiU website
Published date
August 20, 2019
Margot Rubin, LGiU Associate
Housing and planning, International, Transport and infrastructure

What are the reasons and objectives behind the drive for densification in South African cities generally and Johannesburg specifically? This briefing describes the policies to achieve densification in the city, why they have engendered animosity from resident groups and how the city is handling these objections.

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