Locatıon Housıng Affordabılıty as an Indıcator for Qualıty of Lıfe in Malaysıa

Authors

  • Mohd Azren Hassan Centre of Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • Hazlina Hamdan Centre of Studies For Town & Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia)
  • Jamalunlaili Abdullah 2Centre of Studies For Town & Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia
  • Yusfida Ayu Abddullah 2Centre of Studies For Town & Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i6.940

Keywords:

Quality of life, Location housing affordability, Transportation expenditure, Low income group

Abstract

To have a quality of life is the ability to own a house. Housing affordability affects the quality of life concerning household well-being and economic security. The research sets to evaluate the location housing affordability for the low-income group base on housing and transportation expenditures in urban areas. 148 respondents have interviewed and by using an integrated Location Housing Affordability, it had indicated that location does influence housing affordability. The findings showed the urban area for the low-income group is seriously unaffordable. “Location" should be part of affordable housing because it affects housing affordability thus concerning the quality of life.

Author Biographies

Mohd Azren Hassan, Centre of Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia

Centre of Postgraduate Studies
Faculty Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Universiti Teknologi MARA
Shah Alam, Selangor

 

Hazlina Hamdan, Centre of Studies For Town & Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia)

Centre of Studies For Town & Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia

Jamalunlaili Abdullah, 2Centre of Studies For Town & Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia

Centre of Studies For Town & Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia

Yusfida Ayu Abddullah, 2Centre of Studies For Town & Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia

Centre of Studies For Town & Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia

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Published

2017-11-07

How to Cite

Hassan, M. A., Hamdan, H., Abdullah, J., & Abddullah, Y. A. (2017). Locatıon Housıng Affordabılıty as an Indıcator for Qualıty of Lıfe in Malaysıa. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(6), 247-253. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i6.940

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