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An evaluation of government low cost housing layout plans and facilities in Kuala Lumpur

Zulkifli , Nurul Hidayah and Abdullah, Fadzidah and Sapian, Abdul Razak (2012) An evaluation of government low cost housing layout plans and facilities in Kuala Lumpur. In: International Conference on Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Built Environment (ICITSBE 2012), 16-17 April 2012, Perak. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In Malaysia, low cost housing development is undertaken by both the public and private sectors. Since 1984, Kuala Lumpur Plan (KLSP) has been trying to ensure that sufficient houses would be provided for all income groups in Kuala Lumpur . Thus, Kuala Lumpur’s residents could be properly served in terms of infrastructure, utilities and community facilities. Based on the Ninth Malaysia Plan, space standard for low cost housing for new projects has been revised from minimum of 650 square foot, to 700 square foot per unit. The same space standard also applies to housing units allocated for people with disabilities (PwD) . The objective of this research is to identify the minimum comfort size of house of PPR (Program Perumahan Rakyat), both for the general public’s unit and PWD’s unit. In addition, this research also intends to determine the suitable ratio for car parking in government low cost high-rise housing. Besides, this research will propose recommendation to improve housing size and car parking provision. These findings can help government and related agencies to better understand the current issues in low-cost housing, based on people’s perspectives. It is hoped that the findings of this research may help government agencies to improve the implementation and provision of low-cost housing development in Malaysia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 2936/28098
Uncontrolled Keywords: Low-cost housing, House, PPR unit, space standard, car parking.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA4100 Special classes of buildings
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Dr Fadzidah Abdullah
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2013 15:22
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 18:26
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/28098

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