The first workshop for the Municipal Social/Rental Housing Institutional Readiness Assessment project (SALGA, CMRA, VNG International) was held in Gauteng on the 12th and 13th of August 2014. The project will consist of three workshops. The objective of the project is to obtain an overview of the current status of institutional readiness in the 13 Restructuring Zone (RZ) municipalities and selected candidate RZ municipalities and compare this to the results of previous assessments. This information will be used to share best practices and recommendations for improvement between municipalities. Topics covered in the assessment will include policy and planning, delivery, evictions, backyard rentals, and the implications Rental Housing Amendment Bill.
CMRA is a technical service provider in the field of local government.
The goal of CMRA is to support and strengthen municipalities and Local Government Associations in Southern Africa.