Officials of Philippine housing agencies visited and were hosted to dinner by Minister and Consul General Victorio Mario M. Dimagiba Jr., Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., at the official residence of the Philippines in Singapore on 22 January 2016. The group conducted a study tour in Singapore on 20-23 January 2016 that was organized by the office of Congressman Alfredo Benitez, 3rd District Negros Occidental and Chairman of the House Committee on Housing and Development. During the visit, the group attended briefings conducted by officials of the Singapore Housing Development Board (HDB), Central Provident Fund (CPF), and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). The group also went for a drive-by at a new HDB project near Punggol Waterway Part. The study tour aimed at familiarizing and exposing the Philippine officials to Singapore’s experience and best practices in public housing and urban planning.