Expert Views on Strategies in Ensuring Effectiveness of Housing Planning and Control Activities


  • Hamizah Yakob Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, UniversitI Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • Fatimah Yusof Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, UniversitI Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • Hazlina Hamdan Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, UniversitI Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia



Development Plan, Planning Control, Urban Housing Development


The weaknesses and ineffectiveness of the planning mechanism involved in the preparation of development plans and its implementation through development control have significantly given impact to the housing production process. The objective of this paper is to explore strategies for facilitating the effectiveness of the implementation of housing planning and control among decision makers and implementers in housing development. This in-depth interview is aimed to explore their strategies or plan of actions for ensuring the effectiveness of planning activities. It was found that the strategies can be classified into two stages; the preparation stage and implementation stage.

Keywords: Development Plan; Planning Control; Urban Housing Development 

eISSN 2398-4295 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. 



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How to Cite

Yakob, H., Yusof, F., & Hamdan, H. (2018). Expert Views on Strategies in Ensuring Effectiveness of Housing Planning and Control Activities. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies, 3(13), 68–77.