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The study aimed to establish the relationship between values and people’s preferences for sustainable improvement in Nigeria’s indigenous housing context. The relationship was tested in SEM using ordinal survey data obtained between February and March 2022 with 241 valid samples. The mainstream values were statistically validated using CFA while the relationships were generated in the SEM. Results established a significant relationship between values and the people’s preferences for transformative improvements. The findings provide a foundation for long-term policy formation, practical transformative experimentation, and an empirical foundation for future methodological research.
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