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IJESD 2017 Vol.8(5): 389-392 ISSN: 2010-0264
doi: 10.18178/ijesd.2017.8.5.983

Does Low Income Rental Flat Contribute to the Sustainability of Surabaya?

Purwanita Setijanti, Happy Sumartinah, Johanes Krisdianto, and Susetyo Firmaningtyas
Abstract—This research develops the concept of resilience that seeds from the low income community settlement in dealing with problems and changes occur in urban areas. Vulnerable state is addressed by action in the form of prevention, adaptation and improvement to survive and, at the same time, to change without losing its identity. Vulnerability in the environmental dimension is the focus of this article, with consideration to strong linkages with residential area.
Using qualitative descriptive method, this study examines the aspects of preparedness, mitigation measures and response capabilities of the community in the context of creating/improving the level of city resilience. This study shows that rental flat for low income community has a great value deserved to be improved to be able to contribute in creating resilient city.

Index Terms—Low income community, rental flat, urban resilience.

P. Setijanti, H. Sumartinah, and J. Krisdianto are Lecturers at Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Kampus ITS Sukolilo, Surabaya, Indonesia (e-mail: psetijanti@yahoo.com, happysumartinah@gmail.com, john_kris@arch.its.ac.id, salatoen@arch.its.ac.id).
S. Firmaningtyas is with Laboratory for Housing and Human Settlement, the Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Kampus ITS Sukolilo, Surabaya,Indonesia (e-mail: yayas.sf@gmail. com).

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Cite: Purwanita Setijanti, Happy Sumartinah, Johanes Krisdianto, and Susetyo Firmaningtyas, "Does Low Income Rental Flat Contribute to the Sustainability of Surabaya?," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 389-392, 2017.

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