Housing affordability: A conceptual overview for house price index

Suhaida Mohd Sood, N. M. Tawil, N. Hamzah, A. I. Che-Ani, H. Basri, Yuzainee Md Yusoff

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Housing affordability research has been carried out by many as it is one of the key measures for a country's socio-economy stability. This research is carried out to identify possible application of affordability measures including Price-Income Ratio (PIR) for measurement of first owned medium cost landed-house by the middle-income group in Malaysia. It is hoped that it could be seen as able to contribute to the ground knowledge and understanding on housing affordability for the middle-income group and variables that influenced the medium income group's ability to own first medium-cost houses in Malaysia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)346-353
Number of pages8
JournalProcedia Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 01 Dec 2011
Event2nd International Building Control Conference, IBCC 2011 - Penang, Malaysia
Duration: 11 Jul 201112 Jul 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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