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THE ROLE OF CO-OPERATIVES SOCIETIES IN HOUSING DELIVERY (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE)

ABSTRACT A profession is a vocation whose practice is founded upon an understanding of the theoretical structure of some departments of learning and upon the capabilities accompanying such as understanding. This understanding and these capabilities are applied to, vital practical affairs of man. The practices of the profession are modified by knowledge of a generalized nature and by the accumulated wisdom and experience of mankind, which serves to correct the vital needs of man considers...

THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTION IN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE OF PORTHARCOUT METROPLI RIVER STATE)

PREFACEOne problem facing Inhabitants of Port Harcourt metropolis is Housing and its financial Institution. The problem has come to a point that the state private, co-operation and Individuals should seat and finance Housing development and problems f Housing finance and sort our a desirable plan of tackling it.With all this in mind the researcher has taken pains to look into the financial institutions in Port Harcourt metropolis the entire study concerns. Source of finance and problem of Hou...

PUBLIC LATRINE SYSTEM AND ITS ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS IN AWKA CAPITAL TERRITORY

ABSTRACTA lot of public latrine poses a very serious problem to the people of Awka and also to other places across the country. The problem of open defecation which some people often refer to as going to the bush or bush shitting has persistently been difficult to address in Awka and Nigeria because of the unavailability of good public and home toilets both in the cities and local communities or villages. A lot of people live without proper sanitation in Awka and these people have to decide o...

THE EFFECT OF SLUM ON PROPERTY VALUES (A CASE STUDY AGUOWA IN ENUGU, ENUGU STATE)

ABSTRACTThe aim of this dissertation is to evaluate the effects of slum on property values at Aguowa via Trans-Ekulu and confirm that slum was responsible for the low property value in the area. The study showed that the slum occurrence was as a result of rural migration to urban areas and lack of original planning in the area. This work is organized in five chapters. Chapter one deals with the introduction, statement of the problem, purpose of study, limitation and delimitation, background a...

EFFECT OF WATER ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY PRICES IN OWERRI THE CAPITAL CITY OF IMO STATE NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThis research work is a careful study of effects of water on residential property prices in Owerri capital city of Imo state. The work was a handiwork of thorough and detailed fact finding task about water supply embarked upon by the researcher as is portrayed in various chapters and sections of this report. This work therefore tends to disclose the impact of water to many Nigerian citizens with direct reference to residential property prices of infrastructures in Owerri the capi...

Best planning practice- paris, transportation.

•INTRODUCTION TO CITY. •MAIN TRENDS IN TRANSPORT. •TRANSIT MODES. •ROADS PLUS AVENUE CASE STUDY. •CYCLING-VELIB AND BIKE HIGHWAYS. •BUS AND BRT. •TRAM AND INTERCHANGE STATIONS- BEST PRACTICE. •BATOBUS- WATER TAXI. •PARIS METRO. •RER- REGIONAL EXPRESS RAIL NETWORK. ...

THE IMPACT OF OIL SPILLAGE ON THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT (A CASE STUDY OF SAPELE, DELTA STATE)

ABSTRACTProspecting for oil in Nigeria started as far back as 1930s. Due to the economic reward from petroleum oil a lot of companies are scattered all over the Delta region of river Niger in quest of oil deposits. The act of oil prospecting  and production cannot continue without immense benefits to numerous parties as well as causing hazards and occasional damages to other parties. It is the light of this realization that this project investigated and identified the various effects and...

CREATING A LANDFILL PARK IN kANG’OKI, MAKONGENI THIKA

AbstractUntil the 1930s, landfills were little more than dumps but for centuries they were seen as a solution to the problem of solid waste and to the problem of unusable land . in New York for example, landfills were created to speciffically make taxable land from land thought to be useless or dangerous such as marshy and swampy areas. what is however evident is that landfills lead to an economic dispair of the place it is located therefore they need to be carefully designed since they have ...

Housing problem in nigeria

Keywords: Housing, development plan, housing quality, housing quantity and housing finance.   Abstract  In Nigeria political, economic, social and environmental factors and the huge foreign exchange accumulated from the rise in oil price in the 1970s have forced previous civilian and military government to intervene in the urban housing crisis. The initial intervention took the form of rent control. The failure and abandonment of the rent control policy led to the policy of public h...

Compulsory land acquisition and compensation ( a case study of Talba Housing Estate, Minna, Niger state.)

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ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF MAKESHIFT HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN URBAN HOUSING MARKET; CASE STUDY OF IKOM URBAN

ABSTRACT Housing problem is one of the major issues normally discussed in the world fora today. This was due to the dire shortage of accommodation; the demands for it far surpass the number available for human living. This study therefore, assessed the role of makeshift housing development in urban housing market; case study of Ikom urban. A Survey research was carried out through the use of interactive questionnaire, reconnaissance survey, and housing condition survey checklist. The str...

THE CHALLENGES OF VALUING PROPERTIES IN SUB-URBAN SETTLEMENT

ABSTRACTSub-urban settlement is an area that is usually between urban and rural settlements. They are usually between urban and rural settlements. They are usually found at the peripheries of an urban area. These settlements may not necessarily have facilities of an urban setup but some particularities stands them out and place them at a disadvantage position in terms of valuation. The availability of insufficient comparable, incompatibility of uses and relatively low econom...

AN ASSESSMENT OF LAND USE ALLOCATION IN DORBEN POLYTECHNIC (MAIN CAMPUS) BWARI, ABUJA

ABSTRACTAn assessment of Land use Allocation is a topic chosen from the Estate management field. The research was conducted mainly to assessed the positive and negatives effects on land use in a tertiary institution. For effective research on this topic “An assessment of Land Use Allocation” both primary and secondary data were used to elicit information from sample studied, the primary source data were response from the personal interview conducted, questionnaire and physical observation...

Urban and Regional planning

What is Environmental Integrity? In an attempt to understand the meaning of the phrase “environmental integrity”, this paper, shall attempt to separate the phrase to enable it arrive at a definition.While the phrase “Environmental” concerns with the environment; connected with the natural conditions in which people, animals and plant live” . The term integrity connotes uprightness, honesty, purity entireness, wholeness; the unimpaired state of anything .  Given the above m...

SUSTAINABLE CITY: ISSUES AND CONSIDERATIONS

‘Sustainability’ has been everybody’s concern in different spheres of human settlements and their development. Every effort is made to make provisions for the inhabitants of these settlements to make their living better. Thus, quality of life has been the prime concern for the planners and policy makers while considering planning and developmental options for the settlements. Urban settlements have been in the limelight since past one and ...


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