Table III-36 shows the number of households in the province living in makeshift housing which is 2,683. Among the municipalities, Municipality of Santiago has the highest proportion of 10.10 households living in makeshift housing while the lowest proportion can be found in the Municipality of RTR having 2.34. There are also 2,554 households in the province who are informal settlers. Municipality of Buenavista ranked first having a proportion of 8.50 while Municipality of Las Nieves ranked last having 2.05 proportion.
Based on the 2007 CBMS Survey, housing backlog of Agusan del Norte is 2,670 which is only 0.43% compared to the 619,708 housing backlog of the Philippines.