Land use act, 1978, and sustainable housing delivery in jos south local government area.

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ABSTRACT







The


aim of this study is to critically examine the Land Act of 1978, and identify


the effects on sustainable housing delivery in Jos South Area of Plateau state


with a view of arriving at logical conclusion. The three principal survey


techniques used include administration of questionnaire, interviews and


observations. The choice of these survey techniques was to enable the


collection of both qualitative and quantitative data for the study. The


research samples used were drawn from both government and private owned estates


in Jos South Area. The study focuses on three Housing Estate located in the


study area. Using systematic random sampling, a sample size of 260 was taken


which represent 5% of the total housing units in the selected estates.


Although, 231 were retrieved in usable form which represent 91.7% of the 252


questionnaire distributed. Evidences from the study revealed that adequate


supply of land is generally recognized as a prerequisite for sustainable


housing delivery. It was also revealed that access to land for housing


development in in Jos South Area is becoming highly problematic due to rapid


population growth and informal land delivery system. The study therefore


suggested that indigenous looked into and takes appropriate legal actions


against it. Government should periodically carry out public orientation and


enlightenment on public land acquisition matters which will easy the tight


procedure for individuals so as to sustain efficient housing delivery in


Nigeria at lagrge.







 




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APA

Lamidi, M. (2018). Land use act, 1978, and sustainable housing delivery in jos south local government area.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/land-use-act-1978-and-sustainable-housing-delivery-in-jos-south-local-government-area-1812

MLA 8th

Lamidi, Murtala "Land use act, 1978, and sustainable housing delivery in jos south local government area." Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/land-use-act-1978-and-sustainable-housing-delivery-in-jos-south-local-government-area-1812. Accessed 08 Jun. 2023.

MLA7

Lamidi, Murtala . "Land use act, 1978, and sustainable housing delivery in jos south local government area.". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 08 Jun. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/land-use-act-1978-and-sustainable-housing-delivery-in-jos-south-local-government-area-1812 >.

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Lamidi, Murtala . "Land use act, 1978, and sustainable housing delivery in jos south local government area." Afribary (2018). Accessed June 08, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/land-use-act-1978-and-sustainable-housing-delivery-in-jos-south-local-government-area-1812