The Programme will make a very significant impact on rehabilitation,
but only so much can be achieved in a four year period. Therefore,
measures to ensure continuity and sustainability are essential and
the Programme defines key sustainability factors at the organisational,
Programme, social, physical (deterioration) and financial levels to
Concerning social and economic impact, the Programme itself will encourage
training and jobs for local people: by proposing these factors under
each component—housing (training and employment), social centre (training
and small business support), and the market (development of trading).
On the physical side, account will need to be taken of the seismic
factor and consideration to the fundamental strengthening of some
buildings, a well as on periodical maintenance.
Finally, additional finance will be needed for continued rehabilitation.
The Programme already suggests ways to use some of the project’s budget
as a multiplier, to encourage the development of a redevelopment fund
or funds. The Programme proposes that the funding and fundraising
strategy should be developed and entrusted to a grouping to be formed
in agreement with the Community Forum, Municipality and Advisory Committee.
The Programme will be talking to many sources of finance during first
year, for example Prime Ministry Housing Administration (TOKI) for
potential housing credits and the Social Solidarity and Assistance
Foundation (SYDV) for actions connected to social development. The
multiplication value of the programme also needs to be considered
in this context, as implementation is as likely to result in successful
funding of activities in other areas of the historic city – in Zeyrek,
for example. This it self should be measured as an achievement of
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