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The basic criteria for the provision of affordable housing in Melaka

Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Ab Rahman, Syakir Amir and Ibrahim, Mansor (2018) The basic criteria for the provision of affordable housing in Melaka. Planning Malaysia Journal, 16 (2). pp. 73-82. ISSN 1675-6215

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to examine the criteria in the selection of the houses by the homebuyers in Melaka. The case study area was selected from Melaka in response to the report produced by Khazanah Research Institutes (KRI) in 2015 that claims Melaka is the most affordable state in Malaysia. This study applies the quantitative approach. The Yamane Taro 1976 sampling formula was used and 400 samples were selected. Three types of analysis techniques was utilized namely descriptive analysis, Pearson correlation and Relative Importance Index RII). The study found that the three districts in Melaka were at affordable range for 2012 and 2014 and the income level of the household in Melaka was within the average income of Malaysia. Finally, it is anticipated that the study would give a clear picture on what are main criteria of better housing provision in Malaysia.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3833/66444
Uncontrolled Keywords: housing price; Affordable house; Melaka
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT101 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT51 Human settlements. Communities
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr. Syakir Amir Ab. Rahman
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2018 15:57
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2018 15:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/66444

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