It is speculated that housewives who have more frequent outdoor behaivior around their houses have more consciousness of habitability. To make certain of this speculation, housewives in a middle-rise apartment-house were surveyed by the questionnaire end interview method. As this result, it was demonstrated that housewives who have a higher level of cleaning up (sweeping) entrance yards and using common spaces between apartment-house buildings have a tendency to feel more defensible and comfortable in their both indoor and outdoor lives than others.