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A Home for Every Filipino

DHSUD backs Baguio’s 1st permaculture housing

More informal settler families in Baguio City are slated to benefit from a housing project jointly undertaken by the national and local government. Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario recently led the groundbreaking for the Luna Terraces Permaculture Community in Barangay Irisan – the first-ever socialized permaculture housing community […]

From the Property Sector: A Wish List

Jones Lang La Salle saw the Philippine property market as vigorous as ever this year, while Colliers expressed confidence the sector remains strong enough to withstand external headwinds threatening the global economy. Yet, against this growth potential remains an ominous backdrop of a housing backlog of at least 6.57 million – a number that keeps […]

Full-fledged department to clear 6.57M housing backog

CREBA is pressing hard anew for a full-fledged department that will enable the government to address the perennial and ever-increasing housing backlog which the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) has announced to have reached a minimum of 6.57 million units as of 2017. This untiring call-out to government takes a high pitch as […]

Intensifying effort to solve Philippine housing problems

This year, CREBA is intensifying its pursuit of solving the 5.5-million national housing backlog, which reportedly threatens to balloon to 6.5 million units by 2030 if supply and access fail to cope with the consistent rise in demand.  Topping CREBA’s priorities is its advocacy and vision of “A Home for every Filipino.” To achieve this, […]

CREBA’s 5-point Agenda for Housing

For now until the end of this year, the Chamber of Real Estate & Builders’ Associations, Inc. or CREBA trains its focus on key legislative issues that seek to address the totality of the Philippine housing situation. CREBA’s five-point agenda for housing encompasses the following major areas of concern:   Long-term and affordable funds for Socialized […]

The Quest for a Dept. of Housing

Our four-part series will be capped with another important housing-related bill that remains pending in the 16th Congress. In a recent Congressional hearing, the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) reported that the current housing backlog stands at about 5.5 million units. Former NEDA chief Cielito F. Habito, however, has observed that Philippine government […]