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Card image 18 May 2018 Daily Maverick

Gauging Premier’s land release plans are politically attractive, practically difficult

Give them land and they will build, suggests Gauteng Premier David Makhura in response to the housing backlog and widespread land occupations. The premier's rapid land release programme has been welcomed but such policies are complex and could lead to further challenges if not done right.

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