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LENI: INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS HOUSING AFFORDABILITY
(Posted: November 2, 2016)
The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) is pushing for ‘innovative solutions’ to address housing affordability, which remains a challenge to many Filipino families.
VP ROBREDO TO CERTIFY YOLANDA HOUSING PROJECTS
(Posted: September 29, 2016)
The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) will be certifying urgent housing projects to expedite the delivery of housing for the victims of the Super Typhoon Yolanda in 2013.
HUDCC: “LIBRENG PABAHAY,” A HOAX
(Posted: August 16, 2016)
HUDCC is warning the public against false rumors about a “libreng pabahay” government program being implemented on a “first-come-first-serve basis.”
PRESIDENT DUTERTE APPOINTS VICE PRESIDENT ROBREDO AS HUDCC CHAIR
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).
MOA signed to develop a housing project for HUDCC, shelter agencies employees
Housing Project for Employees of the Key Shelter Agencies (KSAs). The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) Chairman, Atty. Chito M. Cruz, and the Heads of the six (6) attached KSAs, namely, (from left to right) Home Guaranty Corporation (HGC) Officer-In-Charge Corazon G. Corpuz, Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) President Maria Ana R. Oliveros, National Housing Authority (NHA) General Manager Atty. Sinforoso R. Pagunsan, Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) or Pag-IBIG Fund Chief Executive Officer Atty. Darlene Marie B. Berberabe, Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) Commissioner and CEO Atty. Antonio M. Bernardo, and National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC) President Dr. Felixberto U. Bustos Jr., sign a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to develop the 1.309-hectare property of NHA as a housing project for the employees of the KSAs located in PRTC Phase 2, Kalayaan Avenue, Pasay City. The housing project will construct eight 5-storey buildings that will generate 480 units.
Q AND A ON THE EXTENSION OF RENT CONTROL
1. WHAT IS THE LEGAL BASIS FOR EXTENDING RENT CONTROL?
Rent Control under Republic Act 9653 was approved on July 14, 2009 and expired on December 31, 2013. Upon expiration,