Assessment of Economic components on residential satisfaction and its impact on household's residential relocation (Case of Study: Yaftabad, Tehran)

Document Type : Research Paper


Department of Art and Architecture, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


Realization of satisfaction in residential environments is shaped by several factors; one of these factors is the economic elements of the city. Economic indicators, along with other factors such as physical, cultural, social, etc., is effective on the inhabitants’ assess of their place of residence and it is introduced as one of the effective factors on the motivations of households to move from their residential places. The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of economic factors on residential satisfaction and its impact on the movement of households in Yaftabad Neighborhood y considering its history in the Tehran metropolis. In addition, the study has used descriptive – analytical method to collect the information and based on the number of samples, a total number of 347 questionnaires were developed. The gathered data was analyzed using SPSS method and CSM index. The results indicated that the residences are satisfied with access and transportation safety in the area but there are not satisfied with residential units and neighborhood services and facilities. These issues have caused 59.2 percent of desire to relocate and 40.8 percent with no intention to residential relocation despite the presented problems.