Apartment Rent Regulations: Your Rights as a Tenant in the Philippines

Apartment rental fees were one of the many topics raised by Pinoys online during the year-long lockdowns. A lot of breadwinners lost their sources of income when COVID-19 decimated businesses, while others had to contend with lesser take-home pay because of shortened working days. This resulted to unpaid house rent for months on end, whileContinue reading “Apartment Rent Regulations: Your Rights as a Tenant in the Philippines”

How to Get Your Security Deposit from Pesky Landlords

If you are due to vacate your rented apartment unit (or any other residential building, including a dorm room or bed space), your landlord should reimburse your security deposit.  This is the money you gave your landlord before you moved in to the property, apart from your advance.  If your unit does not have anyContinue reading “How to Get Your Security Deposit from Pesky Landlords”

A Quick Guide to Residential Tenancy in the Philippines

If you are renting an apartment, a condo unit, or a single detached house structure, this article is for you. According to a study conducted by the Statistical Research and Training Center (SRTC), nearly 7.2% of households in the country are renting their residential space.  These are mostly young couples and small families, average incomeContinue reading “A Quick Guide to Residential Tenancy in the Philippines”