Affordable Housing Performance Assessment: Applying the Concept of Grow Home as One of the Measurement Criteria (Penilaian Prestasi Rumah Mampu Milik: Aplikasi Konsep Rumah Berkembang sebagai Salah Satu Kriteria Penilaian)

Ahlam Mohammad Jamal Esruq-Labin, Ahmad Rafizi Salleh, Halizah Omar, Adi Irfan Che-Ani, Norngainy Mohd Tawil

Abstract


In an attempt to fulfill the basic needs of proper accommodation for its people, governments of all countries strive to ensure that every household is able to have a home. Thus, the concept of affordable housing has become widespread around the world. In addition, the concept of Grow Home was established to encourage more families to buy their own houses. The Grow Home concept is based on the notion of affordable housing. This article aims to consider the concept of Grow Home as one of the Affordable Housing Performance Assessment for the landed housing in the central region of Peninsular Malaysia. It consists of two criteria; landed properties and new spaces. Taman Selasih and Taman Lukut Makmur, constructed in Negeri Sembilan, the central region of Peninsular Malaysia were chosen for the case study.The sample consists of 155 units in Taman Selasih and 93 units in Taman Lukut Makmur. A physical survey was conducted to assess the grow home measurement item in Taman Selasih and Taman Lukut Makmur through field observation and informal interviews with the residents at the site. The findings from this case study showed that Grow Home could be considered as an affordable housing performance assessment since the criteria of landed properties and new spaces affect the housing industry performance as a whole.

Keywords: Affordable housing; Grow Home; housing; landed houses; performance criteria

 

ABSTRAK

Dalam memenuhi keperluan asas untuk kediaman yang selesa kepada rakyat, kerajaan di semua negara berusaha bagi memastikan setiap isi rumah dapat memiliki rumah sendiri. Lantaran itu, konsep rumah mampu milik telah merebak ke seluruh pelusuk dunia. Tambahan lagi, konsep Rumah Berkembang (Grow Home) telah diwujudkan bagi menggalakkan lebih ramai keluarga membeli rumah mereka sendiri. Konsep ini berasaskan idea dari konsep rumah mampu milik. Makalah ini bertujuan untuk mempertimbangkan konsep Rumah Berkembang sebagai Penilaian Kemajuan Rumah Mampu Milik bagi rumah bertanah di wilayah tengah, Semenanjung Malaysia. Terdapat dua kriteria yang diambil kira dalam indikator ini: hartanah bertanah dan ruang baru. Taman Selasih dan Taman Lukut Makmur terletak di Negri Sembilan, wilayah tengah Semenanjung Malaysia, telah dipilih sebagai sampel dalam kajian kes ini. Taman Selasih mengandungi 155 unit rumah manakala Taman Lukut Makmur terdapat hanya 93 unit rumah sahaja. Kajian rentas telah dilakukan bagi mendapatkan data bagi mengukur item penilaian rumah berkembang di kedua-dua taman tersebut melalui kaedah pemerhatian dan temubual secara tidak formal dengan penduduk di tapak sampel. Dapatan kajian menunjukkan Konsep Rumah Berkembang boleh dipertimbangkan sebagai Penilaian Prestasi Rumah Mampu Milik disebabkan kriteria hartanah bertanah dan ruang baru memberi kesan kepada kemajuan industri perumahan secara keseluruhan.

Kata kunci: Mampu milik; rumah berkembang; rumah; rumah bertanah; kriteria prestasi


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