Factors Influencing Access to Urban Land for Private Housing Development in Minna, Nigeria
Keywords:urban, urban land, residential use, access, minna, private residential use, accessibility, residential
Land is a major factor of production and a vital asset in the socio-economic development of any country or society. Due to the continuous increase in urban population, resulting in rapid urbanisation, access to urban land has become a challenge in Minna. This paper examines the factors that influence access to urban land for private housing development in the city. The study adopted descriptive and causal research designs. Data for the study were obtained from field survey through structured questionnaire administered to private housing developers in the study area using simple random sampling technique. Descriptive and inferential statistical techniques were used to analyse the data. The study found that titling and locational factors, socio-economic factors, procedural bottlenecks, land condition and accessibility are the significant factors that drive access to land for private housing development in the city. It recommends that stakeholders in land administration and management in the city should consider these factors in the land administration system to facilitate private developers’ access to land for private housing development in the city.
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