Residential Satisfaction Model for JnNURM Beneficiaries

Author(s):
Hemaxi G. Khalasi , S.S.A.S.I.T, Surat, Gujarat, India
Keywords
Housing, Dwelling, Satisfaction, Urban poor
Abstract
This paper examines beneficiaries’ satisfaction with JnNURM housing in West zone of Surat city. This was accomplished by assessing the levels of housing satisfaction of the householders and the degrees of satisfaction of beneficiaries living in selected JnNURM housing schemes estates within west zone of Surat city. Four major housing components – Basic Amenities (A), Dwelling (D), Neighborhood (NH) and management (M). Seven JnNURM housing schemes are selected as a study area in this schemes total 1872 housing unit are constructed in which 590 housing units are interviewed. The results of analysis indicate that level of beneficiaries housing satisfaction varies and it’s dependent on the basic amenities, dwelling, neighborhood and management interaction system. It demonstrated that the level of beneficiaries’ satisfaction with the housing management and neighborhood was below average (Dissatisfied) but their level of beneficiaries’ satisfaction with the housing basic amenities was above average (satisfied). The study shows that user’s inputs and preferences should be strongly considered by planners and public housing agencies when planning and designing public housing projects.	
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Other Details
Paper ID: GRDCF001016
Published in: Conference : Recent Advances in Civil Engineering for Global Sustainability (RACEGS-2016)
Page(s): 78 - 81
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