Addressing issues on quality in low-cost house construction in Selangor

Addressing issues on quality in low-cost house construction in Selangor. In: 3rd undergraduate seminar built environment & technology. Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, UiTM Perak, Perak, pp. 32-37. ISBN 978-967-5741-67-8 (2018)


A growing population in Malaysia demand for housing has also increased and the government has provided low cost housing to those with low household income. This is to give them the opportunity to have their own homes. For that reason many issues raised about low-cost houses. This paper discussed the quality issue of low cost house construction. Therefore the aim of this study is to study the quality issue of low cost housing in Malaysia. The objectives of this research are to explore the current quality issues for the development of low-cost housing and to identify the factors that influence the quality of low-cost houses in Malaysia. A literature review has been carried out and research was conducted among contractor G7 in Selangor State. The data collection of this research is by questionnaire and was analyzed by using SPSS with Version 24 which the latest one and Average Index Method. From the data collected and analyzed, the finding indicated that there are six factors that affect the quality of low cost housing construction and should be noted in order to get good quality of the house.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Construction, Housing quality, Low cost house, Quality
Taxonomy: By Subject > Architecture, Planning & Surveying > Construction Management
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Architecture, Planning & Surveying
Depositing User: Nur Aqilah Russli
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2021 08:27
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2021 08:27
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