Honorable Alfredo Benitez is a third-term Congressman and currently heads the Committee on Housing of the House of Representatives and lead convenor of the Visayan Bloc.


Political Affiliation:

Member, PDP-Laban Political Party
Convenor, Visayan Bloc of the House of Representatives


House Committee Memberships (17th Congress):

Chairperson, Committee on Housing and Urban Development
Vice Chairperson, Committee on Energy


Member of the following Committees:

  • Committee on Appropriation
  • Committee on Accounts
  • Committee on Transportation
  • Committee on Constitutional Amendments
  • Committee on Local Government
  • Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability
  • Committee on Visayas Development
  • Committee on Ways and Means


Bills enacted into law:

RA 10659: The Sugarcane Industry Development Act

Major Bills and Resolutions Filed in the 17th Congress:

  • Administrative Capital City Planning Act
  • In-City Housing Act
  • Resolution Calling on the Philippine Congress to Convene itself as a Constituent Assembly to propose Amendments to the Philippine Constitution


Born: December 20, 1966 in Palo Alto, California, USA
Spouse: Dominique Lopez Benitez
Children: Javier Miguel L. Benitez
Bettina Marie L. Benitez
Father: Dr. Jose Condrado Benitez
Former Deputy Ministry, Ministry of Human Settlements
Former President of the Philippines Women’s University
1997 TOYM Awardee for Public Administration
Mother: Betty Bantug Benitez
Former Executive Director, Cultural Center of the Philippines


Primary and Secondary: La Salle, Greenhills
Tertiary:    The College of Williams & Mary, Williamsburg Virginia, USA
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Professional Organizations
  • Founder and former president, Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation, Inc.
  • Founder, Kaayong Lawas Foundation Hospital
  • Member, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Member, The Tower Club, Inc.