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      Interpreting the Meaning of Housing Quality towards Creating Better Residential Environment

      Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal
      e-IPH Ltd.

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          Malaysian National Housing Policy has reinforced the aspect of quality as one of the aspects that utterly needs consideration in new housing development. There are problems in defining the housing quality regarding the expected criteria and standards due to subjective and contextual determined in controlling the quality of housing development. It focuses on what constitutes a good housing quality in the perspectives of housing actors in Malaysia? This paper employs in-depth interview with the actors as well as focus group interviews with residents as the main instruments towards understanding the meaning of housing quality in developing countries such as Malaysia.

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          Journal
          Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal
          E-BPJ
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2398-4287
          June 28 2018
          June 28 2018
          : 3
          : 8
          : 141
          Article
          10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1414
          71fcefc3-8e02-4c0f-a35b-3d2740fbc280
          © 2018

          This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


          Psychology,Urban design & Planning,Urban studies,General behavioral science,Cultural studies

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