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The types of affordable housing based on income in the Klang Valley: Case study


Sahib, Nor Hanizan (2015) The types of affordable housing based on income in the Klang Valley: Case study. International Postgraduate Business Journal, 7 (1). pp. 81-95. ISSN 2180-2459

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Abstract

The housing is one of the basic requirements for ensuring the well-being of the people’s life is always preserved.The National Housing Policy has been practiced through the implementation of the Third Malaysia Plan as the government’s efforts to ensure all people have their own homes. Based on The Third Malaysia Plan (1976-1980), one of the essential objectives of social in Malaysia development is to meet the needs of housing; especially the lower–income group savour the facilities of adequate housing.Therefore, the government should continue to emphasize the necessity of providing adequate housing, quality and affordable housing to meet the needs of the targeted group. Generally, a policy statement written into guidelines on actions to be undertaken to improve the welfare of society (King et al, 2000) and also the government’s action plan to improve the well-being of the country. In the context of housing, housing policy development seen as a way for the government to intervene to ensure sufficient housing supply to meet the demand for urban homeowners and fulfilling social responsibilities of government.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Housing, Housing Policy, Supply of Housing
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2015 05:03
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2016 02:52
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15794

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