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HOUSING THE NIGERIAN URBAN LOWER INCOME GROUP: A Panacea for Industrial Growth


Volume 19, Issue 2, December 2015, Pages 441–447

 HOUSING THE NIGERIAN URBAN LOWER INCOME GROUP: A Panacea for Industrial Growth

Adiukwu Fidelis Onyekachi

Original language: English

Received 12 June 2015

Copyright © 2015 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


The paper studies housing Prospects for the Urban Lower Income Group in Nigeria, from the conceptual framework of Mass Housing and Public Private Participation (PPP) initiatives. Housing is an integral need of man and has a great impact on his psychological safety, health, social welfare, and productivity. Mass Housing and Public, Private Participation, in house delivery in Nigeria is, viewed by many scholars and researchers as objective measures to deal with shortfall in housing availability and affordability. What is the implication on the urban lower income group's need for housing? Drawing lessons of success of developed nations, the paper thus, identifies the legislation, administration and policies of Governance in response. The achievements of governance and inherent factors inhibiting effective Public Housing delivery are a central theme of discussion. Paper suggests innovations for success and in conclusion affirms in strong term that the much-desired socio-political, economic and industrial growth of Nigeria is a de facto subject to availability and affordability of housing for its 'teeming' urban populace.

Author Keywords: Affordable Housing, Income, Urban Employment, Public Housing.


How to Cite this Article


Adiukwu Fidelis Onyekachi, “HOUSING THE NIGERIAN URBAN LOWER INCOME GROUP: A Panacea for Industrial Growth,” International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 441–447, December 2015.