Aspect of Ownership and Utilization on Low-Cost Flats Based on Law Number 20 of 2011

James Yoseph Palenewen


Critical investigation of questions in yielding the public welfare and in further attempts to improve people’s quality of life globally, everyone has a fundamental human right to housing as the basic needs, which ensures access to a safe, secure, habitable, and affordable home with freedom from forced eviction. Especially for low-income people who are always hampered by the inability to receive opportunities for decent and economically affordable housing facilities. If referring to the application of Article 54 paragraph (1) of Law Number 20 of 2011 which states that the general system of obtaining facilities from the government can only be accessed or leased by Low Income Communities (MBR) yet in various reports both through print media and electronic media, there are actually many deviations due to empirical evidence verifies that ownership of such common flats is also controlled by middle-income people through diminishing certain people with low-income household resources.


Ownership; Utilization; Low-Cost Flats

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