The mandate of GPF is “to serve as the funding and implementing agent for integrated, sustainable human settlement developments in the Gauteng City Region and custodian of strategic provincial land and/or property transferred to GPF for effective immovable asset management and coordinated, efficient implementation of mega human settlement developments”.
More specifically, GPF’s mandate comprises the following key roles/functions:
“In support of the spatial transformation of the GCR, to develop integrated, sustainable human settlements by leveraging strategic partnerships, providing innovative funding solutions, facilitating effective project implementation, and developing and managing strategic land and property designated to GPF as custodian”
Defn: Integrated, sustainable human settlements are inclusive of New Towns, Mega Human Settlement Projects, new post-Apartheid cities and all related infrastructure investments and developments (across sectors) that contribute to the spatial transformation and reconfiguration of the GCR. This may include projects related to the provision of student accommodation and the regeneration of existing inner cities.
In this context, GPF summarises its Value Proposition (Purpose) as follows:
“To support spatial transformation and the development of integrated, sustainable human settlements across the GCR through strategic partnerships, innovative funding solutions and effective project development, implementation and land management”
Based on the above, GPF’s vision, mission, and values have been formulated to provide overall direction and inspiration in meeting and exceeding the mandate.