Determining the Dimension of Liveability of Malaysian Affordable Housing
Wilson Rangga Anthony Jiram1, Azizah Ismail2, Fatin Aziz3
1Wilson Rangga Anthony Jiram, Department of Real Estate, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
2Azizah Ismail, Department of Real Estate, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
3Fatin Aziz, Centre of Studies for Estate Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 25 November 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 04 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 10 December 2019 | PP: 699-703 | Volume-8 Issue-3S2 October 2019 | Retrieval Number: C12241083S219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C1224.1083S219
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Abstract: There is intense concern about the liveability aspect of the affordable housing schemes in the Malaysia context. Thus, this paper provides a qualitative evaluation to determine the affordable housing liveability dimensions. This was accomplished by conducting the focus group discussion with a sample of 11 participants consisting of experts from government bodies, public and private universities and non-government organisations. A content analysis was used to determine the dimensions of affordable housing liveability. The analyses revealed that, affordable housing liveability is conceptualized as a composite of seven dimensions such as physical aspects, community and neighbourhood, public amenities, economic development, residence wellbeing, safety and security, and psychology impact. The findings will be useful to policymakers, urban planners, and developers to undertake a more active role in providing better quality of affordable housing.
Keywords: Liveability, Affordable Housing, Affordability.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences