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Abandoned housing project in Malaysia

Mohamed, Izamudin (2014) Abandoned housing project in Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

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Abstract

Malaysia has made great strides in meeting the requirements of its citizens in relation to housing. Concerning the production of housing in Malaysia, the private developers are allowed to houses in development areas which have been identified by local authorities for housing development. The house construction has become significant contributor to construction industry. However, housing sector is also facing several issues such as delay, poor workmanship and abandoned projects. Nevertheless, the existence of abandoned housing projects in Malaysia where the house buyers have suffered has jeopardised the housing industry and contributed to the housing industry problem. This study analyses the state of abandoned housing projects in Malaysia include the causes, socio-economic impacts and policy remedies to prevent the abandoned housing projects. The result shows that the developers are the main party that contributed to abandoned housing project due to the financial problems. The survey reveals that the abandoned housing projects have greater impact on social issues compared to the economic aspect. Tightening the procedures for issuance of housing development licenses and focusing on a developer's financial capacity is the best policy remedy to prevent the abandoned housing project in Malaysia

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Awam - Pengurusan Pembinaan)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2014
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:48330
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:15 Oct 2015 09:09
Last Modified:02 Aug 2017 12:05

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