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      The Quality of Housing Produced by the Low Income in a Developing Country: A case study in Ibadan, Nigeria

      Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies

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          The paper illustrates how housing produced by the low income in Ogbere area of Ibadan is negotiated from the societal complex due to the inability of government to provide for them and low income housing not being attractive to the profit driven private sector. Quantitative and qualitative methods were adopted while using the lens of Lefebvre’s theory of space to examine the people, the process and the houses produced. The findings necessitate situating low income housing standards, quality and policy interventions in the social context to upgrade the quality of life in urban areas.

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          Journal
          Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies
          ajE-Bs
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2514-751X
          February 20 2018
          March 15 2018
          : 3
          : 7
          : 161
          Article
          10.21834/aje-bs.v3i7.266
          © 2018

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