Journal article

Land administration for housing production: analysis of need for interagency integration

ME Agunbiade, A Rajabifard, R Bennett

Survey Review | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2014

Abstract

In most country contexts the activities of government land administration agencies, those dealing with the functions of land tenure, valuation, planning, and development, are disparate and lack harmonisation. This paper analyses the imperative for integrating these functions across and between government structures. An exploratory approach synthesising existing research and newly acquired empirical case study data from Victoria-Australia, and Lagos-Nigeria underpins the discussion. Drivers for interagency integration are exposed and discussed including: cost inefficiencies for actors in the development process, the effectiveness of planning enforcement, and redundancy in land information. Op..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council through a linkage project on National Infrastructure for Managing Land Information (NIMLI)


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to acknowledge the supports provided by the Australian Research Council through a linkage project (Project ID: LP-099057) on National Infrastructure for Managing Land Information (NIMLI). This is with the collaboration of the industry partners: Land Victoria, Land and Property Management Authority, New South Wales, Landgate-Western Australia and PSMA. Also acknowledged are the constructive comments from members of Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructure and Land Administration (CSDILA). However, the views presented are those of the authors and not of the project partners.