Urban declining is causing serious problems which affect quality of life in local cities. There occurs, however, Citizen-led Machizukuri projects in such circumstances. It is the critical issue for the local governments to evaluate the projects adequately for their public policy. The purpose of this study is to measure the economic value of NPO Sekizen-nigiwaiyasiki's projects by using Contingent Valuation Method. This paper points out followings; 1) the recognition degree of the projects, the understanding degree of NPO institution, and the proximity of the project points to habitation area exert heavy influence of the willingness to pay (WTP), 2) the estimated mean WTP for the projects is 4,052yen, and 3) the total public benefit of the projects within Kazuno city is about 125 million yen.
For improvement of authorization standard of long-life quality housing, this paper aim to propose an evaluation
method of flexibility and variability of dwelling unit division in case of apartment building.
Firstly, we show a concept called“skeleton space”and then propose an evaluation method to secure flexibility and variability of floor area and configuration of dwelling unit division from the viewpoint of height，floor area and frontage of skeleton space. Secondly, we consider and indicate some consideration matters in the design and legal consideration matters to realize the change of floor area and configuration of dwelling unit division.