About Us


    An institution of professionals exemplifying public service with responsibility, integrity, competence and justice geared towards the attainment of well-planned and sustainable communities through the regulation of land use, housing development and homeowners associations, and the just resolution of disputes..



    To promulgate and enforce policies on land use, housing and homeowners associations which promote inclusive growth and economic advancement, social justice and environmental protection for the equitable distribution and enjoyment of development benefits.



    The HLURB, as the lead agency in the provision of technical assistance to local government units in the preparation of comprehensive land use plans; regulation of housing, land development and homeowners association; and adjudications of disputes related thereto, is committed to deliver its services with competence and integrity in order to satisfy its stakeholder.




BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS The Board of Commissioners which sets and promulgates HLURB policies and steers its operation, is a nine-man crew with the Chairman, HUDCC at the helm, as ex-officio Chairman. Its members are four full-time Commissioners appointed by the President with one designated as the Chief Executive Officer, and four ex-officio Commissioners, namely the Undersecretaries of the Department of Justice, Interior and Local Governments and Public Works and Highways and the Deputy Director-General of the National Economic and Development Authority.It serves as a collegium in the resolution of cases which are appeals from the decision of the HLURB arbiters, regional officers, local zoning administrators and local boards of appeal.Each full time commissioner supervises a functional area at the central office and two to five regional field offices.


Vice President of the Philippines and Chairman
Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council
15th Floor Banco De Oro Bldg.,
Paseo de Roxas, Makati City

Chief Executive Officer and Commissioner
Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board,
HLURB Building, Kalayaan Ave., Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. Nos. 924-33-78
Supervising Commissioner for:

  • Board Secretariat (BS)
  • Appeals Review Group (ARG)
  • Expanded National Capital Region – ENCR (Metro Manila & Rizal)
  • Southern Tagalog Region – STR (Regions IV-A & IV-B)
Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board,
HLURB Building, Kalayaan Ave., Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. Nos. 924-33-60
Supervising Commissioner for:

  • Administrative Division (AD)
  • Finance Division (FD)
  • Central Visayas Region – CVR (Region VII and VIII)
  • Western Visayas Region – WVR (Region VI)
Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board,
HLURB Building, Kalayaan Ave., Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. Nos. 924-33-64
Supervising Commissioner for:

  • Policy Development Group (PDG)
  • Information and Communications Technology Division (ICTD)
  • Northern Tagalog Region – NTR (Region III)
  • Bicol Region – BR (Region V)
Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board,
HLURB Building, Kalayaan Ave., Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. Nos. 924-33-70
Supervising Commissioner for:

  • Plans and Programs Group (PPG)
  • Legal Affairs Group (LAG)
  • Northern Luzon Region – NLR (Region I, II and CAR)
  • Northern Mindanao Region – NMR (Region IX, X and XIII)
  • Southern Mindanao Region – SMR (Region XI and XII)
Department of Justice (DOJ)
DOJ Building, Padre Faura, Manila, 1104
Tel. No. (632) 525-1680
Deputy Director-General
National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)
NEDA Building, Amber Ave., Pasig City, 1600
Tel No. (632) 631-21-96
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)
DPWH Building, Port Area, Manila, 1002
Tel. No. (632) 499-4114
Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)
A. Francisco Gold Condominium,
EDSA, cor. Mapagmahal St. Quezon City
Tel. No. (632) 925-0347 or 61



Division Assigned to Direct Line Email
Administrative Division LUALHATI C. FRANCISCO ,Chief Administrative Officer (632) 924-3365 hrmd@hlurb.gov.ph
Appeals Review Group Atty. Ma. LUISA G. PANGAN , Head – ARG (632) 924-3371 arg@hlurb.gov.ph
Board Secretariat Atty. CHARITO M. BUNAGAN-LANSANG , Board Secretariat bdsec@hlurb.gov.ph
Finance Division MARIZEL B. CORREOS , Chief Accountant (632) 924-3474 acctg@hlurb.gov.ph
Information and Communications Technology Division RUNEL B. TANINGCO , Officer-in-Charge (632) 927-2698 / 927-2731 ictd@hlurb.gov.ph
Legal Services Group Atty. CESAR A. MANUEL , Director – LSG lsg@hlurb.gov.ph
Policy Development Group NORA L. DIAZ , Director – PDG (632) 929-7798 pdg@hlurb.gov.ph
Plans and Programs Group Atty. ARTURO M. DUBLADO , Head – PPG (632) 924-3389 ppg@hlurb.gov.ph



You may contact or coordinate the appropriate HLURB Regional Field Office where the subject property is located.

Field Office Regional Director Contact # Email Web Site
Northern Luzon Region (CAR, I, II)

List of Provinces per Region

Leonard Wood Road, Botanical Garden, Baguio City

Dir. Teresita V. Galacgac, CESO V

Regional Director

  • (074) 442-5338
nlr@hlurb.gov.ph http://nlr.hlurb.gov.ph/
Northern Tagalog Region (III)

List of Provinces per Region

3rd Flr., Insular Life Bldg. Dolores St.,San Fernando, Pampanga

Atty. Dunstan San Vicente

Acting Regional Officer

  • (045) 963-7376
  • (045) 861-2665
ntr@hlurb.gov.ph http://ntr.hlurb.gov.ph/
National Capital Region (Metro Manila, Rizal)

List of Provinces per Region

2nd Flr., HLURB Bldg.,Kalayaan Ave., cor.Mayaman St., Diliman, Quezon City

Dir. Alfredo Gil M. Tan II, CESO V, EnP

Regional Director

  • (02) 924-6658 - Permits, Registration and Licensing
  • (02) 924-6658 – Planning
  • (02) 926-1065 -Adjudication
  • (02) 924-6660 – Monitoring
  • (02) 920-3500 – Records
  • (02) 929-8869 – HOA
ncr@hlurb.gov.ph http://encr.hlurb.gov.ph/
Southern Tagalog Region (IV-A, IV-B)

List of Provinces per Region

Dencris Business Center, National Highway, Brgy. Halang, Calamba City (behind DENR Region IV-A and Pag-IBIG Fund Laguna Office)

Arch. Jose O. Peña

Regional Director

  • (049) 502-9751
  • (049) 502-9747
str@hlurb.gov.ph http://str.hlurb.gov.ph/
Bicol Region (V)

List of Provinces per Region

3rd Floor, Insular Bldg.,Rizal St., Legazpi City

Dir. Jesse A. Obligacion, CESO V

Regional Director

  • (052) 481-1622
br@hlurb.gov.ph http://br.hlurb.gov.ph/
Western Visayas Region (VI)

List of Provinces per Region

INJAP Bldg., Diversion 2011
Diversion Road, Mandurriao, Iloilo City

Dir. Pilar J. Jamandre

Regional Director

  • (033) 321-6177
  • (033) 501-8202
wvr@hlurb.gov.ph http://wvr.hlurb.gov.ph/
Central Visayas Region (VII, VIII)

List of Provinces per Region

Rm 608, 6th Flr, Club Ultima Tower, Fuente Osmeña Avenue, Cebu City

Dir. Alixes Roy T. Lopez

Regional Director

  • (032) 254-4564
  • (032) 418-7990
cvr@hlurb.gov.ph http://cvr.hlurb.gov.ph/
Northern Mindanao Region (IX, X, XIII)

List of Provinces per Region

3rd Floor, Dupoint Bldg., Velez-akut Street, Cagayan De Oro City

Ms. Charito A. Raagas

Regional Director

  • (088) 856-5088
  • (088) 272-1466
nmr@hlurb.gov.ph http://nmr.hlurb.gov.ph/
Southern Mindanao Region (XI, XII)

List of Provinces per Region

GB CAM Bldg., Monteverde Avenue, cor. Alvarez St., Davao City

Dir. Roberto Mauro Miguel T. Palma Gil

Regional Director

  • (082) 222-2895
  • (082) 225-3875
smr@hlurb.gov.ph http://smr.hlurb.gov.ph/


The Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) is a national government agency tasked as the planning, regulatory and quasi-judicial body for land use development and real estate and housing regulation. These roles are done via a triad of strategies namely, policy development, planning and regulation.


Executive Order No. 419 (1973) created the Task Force on Human Settlements (TFHS) under the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) Presidential Decree No. 933 (1976) renamed the TFHS into Human Settlements Commission (HSC).

Presidential Decree No. 1396 (1978) renamed HSC as the Human Settlements Regulatory Commission (HSRC) and was designated as the regulatory arm of the Ministry of Human Settlements.

Executive Order No. 648 (1981) reorganized the HSRC and transferred the implementation of P.D. No. 957(Subdivision and Condominium Buyer’s Protective Decree) from NHA to HSRC

Executive Order No. 90 (1986) renamed the HSRC as the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) and was designated as the regulatory body for housing and land development under the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC).



1. PLANNING : (EO 648; EO 72; RA 7279)

  • Formulation of Comprehensive Land Use Planning Guidelines
  • Technical assistance to LGU’s in CLUP preparation and to members of Provincial Land Use Committee (PLUC) and Regional Land Use Committee (RLUC) in CLUP review.
  • Review and approval of CLUPs for Highly Urbanized Cities (HUCs), Independent Component Cities (ICCs), Metro Manila cities and Provincial Physical Framework Plans (PPFPs).
  • Install an information system to monitor changes in the actual use of land resources and the implementation of CLUPs by LGUs.
  • Update and revise the National Urban Development and Housing Framework.
  • Train LGUs in subdivision plan approval and zoning enforcement.

2. REGULATION: (EO 648; EO 90; EO 71; EO 72; PD 957, 1216, 1344; BP 220; RA 7899; RA 9904; RA8763 (Sec.26));

  • Register and license subdivision and condominium projects, farm lots, memorial parks and columbaria.
  • Monitor development and construction of registered/licensed projects.
  • Update and revise rules, guidelines and standards on housing and real estate.
  • Approve Master Deed and Declaration of Restrictions of condominium project, and any amendment or revocation thereof decided upon by a simple majority of all registered owners (concurrently with City or Municipal Engineer).
  • Issue Locational Clearances for projects considered to be of vital and National or Regional Economic or Environmental significance.
  • Register and supervise HOAs.
  • Register real estate brokers, dealers and salesmen engaged in selling projects under HLURB jurisdiction.

3. ADJUDICATION: (EO 648; RA 9904, 8763 (Sec. 26))

  • Disputes between subdivision lot or condominium unit buyer and developer.
  • Intra- and Inter-Homeowners associations disputes.
  • Appeals from decisions of local zoning bodies.


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