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This literature review is aimed to identify the possible correlation between Covid-19 pandemic and housing preferences. It is known that the pandemic has impacts on human activities and this also has an indirect effect on housing selection. We used a qualitative method by reviewing 52 papers and articles related to pandemic and residential real estate from March 2020 to May 2021. The review indicates that Covid-19 pandemic has induced to the housing preferences: fear of meeting people, fear of economic recession, and ‘stay at home’ lifestyle. The pandemic increases people’s needs to control their living space, including personal safety space, house expense, and the use of home space. This review will benefit real estate developers in Indonesia as reference of lifestyle regarding healthy residential building especially in the post-pandemic future.

Bahasa Abstract

Tinjauan pustaka ini bertujuan untuk mengidentifikasi kemungkinan korelasi antara pandemi Covid-19 dan preferensi rumah. Diketahui bahwa pandemi berdampak pada aktivitas manusia dan juga berdampak tidak langsung pada pilihan rumah. Kami menggunakan metode kualitatif dengan meninjau 52 sumber terkait pandemi dan real estat perumahan dari Maret 2020 hingga Mei 2021. Tinjauan tersebut menunjukkan bahwa pandemi Covid-19 telah menyebabkan preferensi perumahan: rasa takut bertemu orang, rasa takut terhadap resesi ekonomi, dan gaya hidup 'bertinggal di rumah'. Pandemi meningkatkan kebutuhan masyarakat untuk mengontrol ruang hidup mereka, termasuk ruang keselamatan pribadi, biaya rumah, dan penggunaan ruang rumah. Ulasan ini akan bermanfaat bagi para pengembang real estate di Indonesia sebagai acuan gaya hidup dalam membangun hunian yang sehat terutama di masa depan pascapandemi.


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