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Impact of Sanitary Landfills on Urban Residential Property Value in Lagos State, Nigeria

Akinjare, O. A. and Ayedun, C. A. and Oluwatobi, A.O. and Iroham, C.O. (2021) Impact of Sanitary Landfills on Urban Residential Property Value in Lagos State, Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development, 4 (2). pp. 48-60.

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Landfills have for long been generally thought to have diminutionary effect on residential property values. Various researches sparked off by this contention have proved contradictory in some instances. This study attempts to examine the impact of the four State established landfills on residential property values in Lagos State, each of varing sizes and having various degrees of contamination. A total of 229, 2 341 and 315 structured questionaires were administerd to Estate Surveyors and Valuers, residents within 1.2km distance from four landfills and Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) workers respectively and on the avearge, 78% were retrieved. Evaluation using linear regression function of data drawn from administered questionaires showed a slight evident of statistical significance indicating that all residential property values increased with distances away from landfill sites at an average of 6% for the four landfills

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Landfills, Residential Property Value
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2021 20:58
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2021 20:58

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