Cities need to find ways to put planning policy into action says expert

Francois Viruly, Professor of Property Economics at UCT, talks to John Maytham about property development vs making housing available to lower income residents of the city.

It's a critical issue. And I think where the problem lies, is we often don't look at a city in its entirety.

Francois Viruly, Professor of Property Economics at UCT

How do we create a city that has green lungs, but at the same time does make a meaningful dent in South Africa's housing problems.

Francois Viruly, Professor of Property Economics at UCT

Viruly agrees a city like Cape Town has policy on paper that aims for this balance. But is it working?

It's often in a policy environment, but where the challenge lies is how that policy moves into the minds of the market.

Francois Viruly, Professor of Property Economics at UCT

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