Observation of Islamic Business Ethics on the Management Policy of Boarding House Rent during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS)


  • Nur Rizqi Febriandika Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
  • Ayu Arlinda Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
  • Rahesha Permasa Putra Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta


This study aims to find out how the policies carried out by mu'jir in managing the boarding house rental business, during the Covid-19 pandemic. As well as whether the policy reflects Islamic business ethics. The type of research used is field research located in the UMS environment. Data collection methods include interviews, observation, and documentation, as well as the data analysis technique used is Descriptive-Qualitative. Based on the research results, it can be seen that several boarding houses implemented new policies during the pandemic. The policy is in the form of relief in boarding fees ranging from IDR 500,000-IDR 1,500,000 or even 50% of the rental price for musta'jirs who are still on a 1-year rental contract, no maturity, reduced rental rates for prospective musta'jirs, serving rental for a period of one month. The policy reflects the principles of Islamic business ethics, namely monotheism, freedom, kindness, responsibility and fairness. . It is hoped that in running a business, mu'jir is not only oriented to profit alone and it is also hoped that musta'jir whether they get boarding house rental fee relief or not. Be responsible for maintaining and utilizing well-occupied boarding houses.