Date of Publication : 08, Dec, 2019
Date Of Acceptance : 01 December, 2019
Author: Sadiq Tukur
Co Author: Abubakar Mammadi, Ibrahim Abdullahi Sabo, Adamu Umar Usman
Area of research / Subject: Estate Management and valuation / Environmental Technology,
This study examines the effect of inadequate public infrastructural utilities/facilities on residential property neighborhood in Damaturu metropolis with a view to reveal the significance of adequate public utilities on residential property neighborhood. The study uses the descriptive and exploratory research design using the quantitative research approach. field data was obtained using structured closed ended questionnaire administered within Damaturu metropolis using stratified simple random .One hundred and forty(140) Questionnaires were distributed out of which one hundred and five were used for the analysis .The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and mean ranking through the use of statistical package for sciences (SPSS).water supply, educational centers and drainage system are the infrastructural facilities ranked the highest provided while power supply and waste disposal are ranked the lowest in the neighbourhoods of Gwange and Sabon-Fegi areas of Damaturu Metropolis. Among the highest effects of inadequate public infrastructural provision includes; low demand of residential properties, lower rental values, slump development while those with low effects includes; insecurity and high rate of diseases. the property developers, government, policy makers and other relevant stakeholder should take into consideration any future construction of housing unit to make necessary and adequate provision of infrastructural facilities since it will improve the living condition and satisfy either the sitting or prospective resident /tenant of the residential properties.
Keywords : Effects, Public Infrastructure, Residential Property, Provision, Gwange, Sabon-Fegi,
DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Number: http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3567043