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Residents’ Perception of Quality of Public Housing in Lagos, Nigeria

Babalola, Daniel Olatunde and Ibem, Eziyi O. and Olotuah, A. O and Fulani, O. (2016) Residents’ Perception of Quality of Public Housing in Lagos, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences, 11 (2). pp. 583-598. ISSN 0973-6077

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The perception of residents on the quality of the public housing was the subject of this study. This was in the light of the fact that this approach is being increasingly adopted in the provision of housing for to mitigate deficiencies in this area. A survey of fifteen out of seventy-nine estates selected across the three separate income typologies and the three housing providers in Lagos State, Nigeria. Data were collected through the use of structured questionnaires. The results of the study reveal that although the respondents indicated that the spaces provided were adequate, the areas of services such as electricity and water supply need to be addressed. The spacing of the buildings also needs to be addressed in subsequent schemes as the respondents indicate high obstruction to ventilation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Housing; Adequacy; Housing Quality; Nigeria; Perception
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Depositing User: Dr. Eziyi O. Ibem
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2016 12:10
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2018 12:30

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