Chamber of Real Estate & Builders' Associations, Inc.

A Home for Every Filipino

Mass-scale public housing as a centerpiece program

So much has been said about the need to reduce, if not eliminate, the country’s massive housing backlog in the shortest time possible. Yet, despite the unparalleled socio-economic benefits of housing as a centerpiece program, since the downfall of the Martial Law regime we still have to see an administration fully dedicate itself to this […]

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 […]

Putting an end to long-standing housing woes

CREBA is throwing its full support to House Bill No. 4886 filed by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo which seeks to create a Comprehensive Homme Financing Program (CHFP) that will entitle all income-earning Filipinos to fixed, low-interest, long-term housing loans whether or not they are members of the Social Security System (SSS), Government Service Insurance System […]

Towards an Effective, Sustainable Homebuyer Financing System

The simple fact is that housing is the most expensive of all human needs; and like any business, without government intervention, housing production by the private sector will always be geared towards effective demand. By effective demand, we mean those with the ability to pay. Because of this fact, millions of Filipinos are without homes […]