عنوان مقاله [English]
Nowadays, access to affordable housing is one of the problems of most cities, especially in developing countries, due to which the urban poor are settled in housing that lacks the necessary quality. In this regard, planning to provide affordable housing is considered one of the necessities of today's cities. Considering the importance of the subject, the present research has been written with the aim of assessing the capacity of the housing planning system in providing affordable housing in Tabriz metropolis. Therefore, the research method is practical in terms of purpose and analytical-exploratory in nature. The statistical population of the research also includes managers, officials, experts and academic elites related to the field of housing planning, and using Cohen's formula, 200 people have been determined as the sample size. In line with data analysis, structural equation modeling has been used in Amos software. The findings of the research indicate that the most realizable among the variables of affordable housing planning in Tabriz metropolis are related to the variables of benefiting from realistic proposed models in urban development plans, coordination between the policies of urban and regional planning plans with housing plans and planning, and strict monitoring and control based on the price and quality of materials, which respectively the coefficients extracted based on the structural model are 0.75, 0.71 and 0.69 for each. Also, based on the results of the model, the critical value for all variables (civil, urban development and housing construction policies, public policies and economic policies) is calculated as low as 1.96 and they are not confirmed at the 95% confidence level. In other words, affordable housing planning in Tabriz metropolis is in an unfavorable situation.