IIUM Repository (IREP)

Young professionals' housing affordability through housing preferences in Kuala Lumpur and a review on the means-end chain model

Sohaimi,, Nor Suzylah and Abdullah, Alias and Shuid, Syafiee and Ahmad Sarkawi, Azila (2017) Young professionals' housing affordability through housing preferences in Kuala Lumpur and a review on the means-end chain model. Planning Malaysia, 15 (1). pp. 369-376. ISSN 1675-6215

[img] PDF - Published Version
Restricted to Registered users only

Download (596kB) | Request a copy
[img] PDF (SCOPUS) - Supplemental Material
Restricted to Registered users only

Download (68kB) | Request a copy

Abstract

In a broad-spectrum, housing affordability issue is interrelated to young professional's well-being. However, this paper deliberated on young professional's housing preference in affordability context by taking into account some attributes of housing preference criteria. Data was obtained through questionnaire survey among 50 respondents aged between 25 and 35 years old and working in various professional fields in Kuala Lumpur. Descriptive analyses were then undertaken on the data from the survey. The study found that security criterion is the highest priority in housing preferences among the respondents. Having Wi-Fi is the second most important criterion. Additionally, this paper also provides a conceptual review on the Means-End Chain mode

Item Type: Article (Review)
Additional Information: 2572/57410
Uncontrolled Keywords: Housing preferences, affordability, young professional, Means-End; Chain model
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA1 General
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Depositing User: Prof. Dato' Dr. Alias Abdullah
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2017 14:55
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2018 13:39
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/57410

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year