This is a selection of resources on housing in Indonesia 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 and digital resources
Cultureshock! Jakarta: A survival guide to customs and etiquette
In the chapter “Settling In”, readers can find detailed information on the types of houses, recommended neighbourhoods and other practical information such as housing facilities and security in Jakarta.
Retrieved from OverDrive. (MyLibrary ID is required to access this ebook.)
Pocket Jakarta: Top sights, local life, made easy
This book is a handy guide to the different neighbourhoods in Jakarta and their many offerings, helping readers to select the most appropriate accommodation for their needs.
All rights reserved, Footscray, Victoria: Lonely Planet Global Limited, 2017.
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Five tips for affordable apartment living
Jakarta Post gives five tips for renting an apartment in the city at a low cost while making the same savings you would when renting a house.
Residential expatriate housing sector
This report provides a quick breakdown of rental costs in several expat areas as well as the average prices of the different types of accommodations available in Jakarta.
Finding your dream home in Jakarta with the help of an expat specialist
According to the article, to find the perfect home in Jakarta, one should consider elements such as traffic, facilities and essentials around the area as well as one’s budget.