Land Provision for Decent and Affordable Housing for Low-Income Community in Salatiga City

*S Sunarti  -  Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University, Indonesia
Nany Yuliastuti  -  Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University, Indonesia
I Indriastjario  -  Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University, Indonesia
Received: 10 Aug 2018; Published: 7 Apr 2020.
Open Access License URL: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0

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Abstract

The needs land for urban housing construction was increasingly difficult and
more pricey, so for low-income communities for able owned a house was not easy.
Limited of land in an urban area, especially in small cities such as Salatiga, its land was
not all can be used in housing constructions. This condition needed an intervention
from the local government to facilitate their needs for housing could be fulfilled. Based
on the problems, the goals of this research studied a providing of land for decent and
affordable housing for low-income communities in Salatiga. The method used was a
mixed method with a sequential explanation strategy, that is by overlaying secondary
data on the land potential map from various sources that can be used for decent
housing with primary data, such as interview and document review with local
government to reduce of housing cost. The results of the study figure out that housing
used a land owned by the village government can be affordable for low-income
communities with price less expensive below the standard set by the government.

Keywords: Affordable Housing; Land for housing; Low-Income Communities

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