Title Types of Tenants Participation in Public Housing Maintenance Analysed by Q Method
Authors Kim, Kyu-Bin ; Kim, Moon-Hyun ; Kwon, Tae-Whan ; Kim, Ju-Hyung ; Kim, Jae-Jun
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.6106/KJCEM.2015.16.6.031
Page pp.31-40
ISSN 2005-6095
Keywords Public housing ; Tenant participation ; Q method ; Varimax
Abstract The public housing needs maintenance administration for improvement and retainment of residential condition by means of tenants participation. However, most researchers have considered tenants as passive participants in this context. The previous studies did not comprehend perspective of tenants participation and just measured the management preference and the level of satisfaction on maintenance. This study investigates the attitudes and perceptions of tenants on participation in public housing maintenance by introduced Q method that provides a systematic and rigorous quantitative means for examining human subjectivity. The subjectivity is classified as types according to cost and benefit factors by principal components analysis and varimax rotation of the extracted factors. As a result, this study present 5 types of tenants participation and expect to discuss desirable roles of tenant and org anization in public housing maintenance.