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Peri urban areas near to city center show significant change in housing conditions as compare to remote ones. This study was carried out to probe the housing characteristics in Peri urban areas of Faisalabad. The objectives of the research were to observe housing structure, housing occupancy, Housing Tenure, number of rooms, room sharing, availability of toilet and separate cooking space. Four peri urban areas were randomly selected and sample of 307 respondents was selected systematically from peri urban areas of Faisalabad. More than 96% respondents in peri urban areas had their own house while only 3.3% had rented housing. Similarly chi square values show that more than 70% respondents had Pacca (Cemented) housing and 50% had 6-8 Marlas of housing size which shows that the housing conditions in peri urban areas of Faisalabad located near (Malkhanwala) to city centre are in better condition as compare to the farthest one(Mulanpur).



Key words: Urbanization, Peri urban, Housing structure, household

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