A Glimpse of Social Aspect of Housing: A Situationer
Author: Mary Ann C. Magtulis and Ianne R. Go
Many technical papers were prepared on housing needs estimation following the housing needs framework based on principles prescribed by the United Nations (UN). These papers dwell on the physical dimension of housing needs, that is, on the need for the construction of housing units. In this paper, an attempt is made to describe the social dimension of housing needs based on the housing needs framework on social aspect of housing and to propose how it can be operationalized. Possible data support for every component are discussed. Study make use of accomplishment data generated by key shelter agencies and relevant data sourced from 2010 Census of Population and Housing.