President Rodrigo Roa Duterte appointed Vice President Ma. Leonor G. Robredo as the 11th Chairperson of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) on 7 July 2016.
In her statement, Vice President Robredo thanked the President and stated, “Mas mapaglilingkuran natin ang ating mga kababayang walang tahanan at maipagpapatuloy natin ang ating pangakong itulak ang kaunlaran at kaginhawaan para sa ating mga kapus palad na kababayan.”
“Ang pagtugon sa mga pangangailangan sa pabahay ay matagal nang adhikain ni Jesse. Maisasakatuparan ito at mabibiyayaan ang mga nasa laylayan sa pakikipagtulungan ng lahat.”
Vice President Robredo took her Oath before President Duterte on 12 July 2016.
Under her administration, the Vice President “wants to address the 1.4-million housing backlog and streamline government processes in the shelter sector.”
Aside from HUDCC, Vice President Robredo is also the Chairperson of the Board of the Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG Fund), Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB), National Housing Authority (NHA), National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC), and Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC); and Vice Chairperson of the Board of the Home Guaranty Corporation (HGC).