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.
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
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.
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 >.
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