This is a selection of resources on housing in Philippines available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so that we can share them with our readers.
NLB print resources
Neoliberalizing spaces in the Philippines: Suburbanization, transnational migration, and dispossession
The book examines the housing boom that influenced the construction of urban and suburban spaces in the Philippines.
All rights reserved, Lanham: Lexington Books, 2016.
The sustainable Asian house
The five modern luxury homes in the Philippines featured in this book showcase how architects plan and design homes that are environmentally, socially and culturally sustainable.
All rights reserved, Tokyo: Tuttle Pub., c2013.
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Securing the future of Philippine industries – Housing
This resource by the Department of Trade and Industry and the Board of Investments outlines the future plans for housing in the Philippines, aiming to eliminate the housing backlog by the year 2030.
Accommodation in Manila
This is a useful website that provides information on the neighbourhoods in Manila, including rental rates, finding suitable accommodation, and other useful links.
Philippines guide – Housing & rentals
This website provides tips on how to get started on house-hunting in the Philippines. It also lists the types of accommodation available, and makes available directories on rental agents and serviced apartments
National Housing Authority
The National Housing Authority is the government agency that takes charge of providing affordable housing to low-income families as well as giving them access to community facilities, utilities, social services and economic opportunities.