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Medium density housing : Motivations, attitudes, and preferences

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Show simple item record Nahkies, Peter B. en Dean, David L. en 2018-06-11T03:34:52Z 2017-01-17 en 2017-03 en
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this research was to determine the motivations, attitudes and housing preferences of urban medium density residents in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. Like the other major cities in New Zealand there is a clear planning objective to increase the density of housing within current city boundaries. This housing intensification is being done in order to accommodate a significant proportion of the expected population growth within existing city boundaries rather than accommodating this growth on peripheral green-field sites. To achieve this increase in density in Christchurch the older inner suburban areas in Christchurch have been zoned for medium density housing. This zoning encourages the replacement of the original existing single level, single family housing stock with medium density terrace housing that is usually 2 or 3 stories high. In order to determine the motivations, attitudes and housing preferences of the residents of this medium density housing a total of 330 interview were undertaken of residents currently occupying medium density housing. The interview sample was taken from residents in the inner city suburb of Addington in Christchurch. This is a suburb which has been subject to significant changes and which should be ideally suited to intensification in housing. This paper summarises the responses to these interviews and draws some conclusions from those responses. Some important findings from the study were that only 20.9% of the residents were currently living in their preferred housing choice and that the appetite for apartment living was limited. en
dc.format.extent 1-13 (13) en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher PRRES en
dc.relation The original publication is available from - PRRES - en
dc.rights Copyright © The Authors. en
dc.source 23rd Annual Pacific Rim Real Estate Society Conference en
dc.subject medium density housing en
dc.subject intensification en
dc.subject resident survey en
dc.title Medium density housing : Motivations, attitudes, and preferences en
dc.type Conference Contribution - Published
lu.contributor.unit Lincoln University en
lu.contributor.unit Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce en
lu.contributor.unit Department of Agribusiness and Markets en
lu.contributor.unit Department of Land Management and Systems en
lu.contributor.unit Research Management Office en
lu.contributor.unit /LU/Research Management Office/2018 PBRF Staff group en
dc.subject.anzsrc 150403 Real Estate and Valuation Services en
dc.subject.anzsrc 120503 Housing Markets, Development, Management en
dc.relation.isPartOf Proceedings from the PRRES Conference 2017: 23rd Annual Conference en
pubs.finish-date 2017-01-18 en
pubs.notes Paper downloaded from the conference proceedings available from en
pubs.organisational-group /LU
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce/AGMK
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce/LAMS
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Research Management Office
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Research Management Office/2018 PBRF Staff group
pubs.publication-status Published online en
pubs.publisher-url en
pubs.start-date 2017-01-15 en
lu.identifier.orcid 0000-0003-2534-8065
lu.subtype Conference Paper en

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