1)What are the important concepts of the housing scheme?
2)What are the factors planning a housing scheme?
v Social or cultural needs of the user
v Cost factor or affordability
v Climatic condition
v Geological condition
v House site should be able to get power supply, water supply, drainage, communication and transport.
3)What are the factors should be consider for the site selection?
v Land cost
v Distance from place of work
v Ease of drainage
v Location of school, college and public building
v Wind velocity and direction
v Annual rainfall
v Transport facilities
4)What are the Public utility services?
v Educational institutions
v Electricity supply
v Fire stations
v Hospitals and health centers
v Local industrial units
v Market and shopping centre
v Park and play ground
v Public buildings like banks railway stations.
5)What are the advantages of cooperative housing?
v The government should give the priority for the allotment of lands, building materials to the housing co operative.
v The housing society should construct such houses for which the cost is with their limit of their members.
v The poor and poor people should bring under scheme and entry of rich people should be discouraged in the housing co operatives.
6)What are the disadvantages of co-operative housing?
v Non co-operation among the workers
v Violation of rules and regulations
v Misuse of powers
v Improper supervision
v Improper quality control in construction.
The area is known as slum. Characterized by substandard housing
and living condition within a city.
8) What are the causes of slums?
v Economic condition
v Improper use of land
v Lack of zoning
v Powers of local authority.
v Repair and maintenance.
9)What are the effects of slum?
v Absence of amenities
v Surrounding locality
v Undesirable spots
v Working conditions
v Slum clearance
10) What are the objectives of slum Clearance?
v To bring down the difference of the living standard of people of various classes
v To prevent the occurrence of epidemics in the town or city
v To provide the absolute basic minimum standard of essential amenities for a healthy living.
v To remove the ugly spot or slum 'the town map.
11) What are the methods of slum clearance?
Complete removal method
· Improvement method
12) What are the important points to be considered improvement method?
v Amenities v Legal aspects v Transit camps
v Unauthorized persons.
13) How to prevent the slum formation?
v Cheaper housing
v Compulsion of housing to employees
v Rules and regulations to construct buildings
v Restrictions or rent increases
v Social educations
v Prevention of unauthorized construction.
14) Define lack of zoning?
If the town is not divided into suitable zones like residential, industrial, commercial the slums may be formed.