A neglected basic human right

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 11/22/2022

Give a family middle-class surroundings, and they begin to have middle-class dreams.” Gawad Kalinga founder Tony Meloto explained to me many years ago the rationale behind the colorfully painted houses that are the distinctive mark of their…

Adequacy, reliability, and cost

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 10/11/2022

What’s wrong with our infrastructure? It’s all about the three attributes in our title: we don’t have enough, it’s not reliable, and costs too much. And these hold true whether it’s electric power, water, transport, telecoms, or…

Cortes to focus on implementation of 5-point agenda in next 3 years

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 07/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu- Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes wants to focus on the implementation of his five-point agenda in the next three years. These are pandemic recovery, housing for the homeless, infrastructure development, efficient delivery of basic…

Metro Cebu urban poor groups to join Leni-Kiko people’s rally in Mandaue City

Doris C. Bongcac 04/21/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Various urban poor groups in Metro Cebu are expected to join the people’s rally for Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Kiko Pangilinan in Mandaue City this Thursday, April 21. In an advisory,…

Alegria to build relocation site for Odette-displaced families

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipality of Alegria is planning to develop a housing project for families displaced by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).  Alegria’s local government on Thursday, January 27 announced through social media that negotiations…

OSHDP to hold free virtual summit on the basics of buying, building, and investing in affordable housing 

PR 11/12/2021

With the backdrop of the country’s overwhelming housing needs, a group of dedicated leaders in affordable housing called the Organization of Socialized and Economic Housing Developers the Philippines (OSHDP), together with The Global Filipino Investors (TGFI), a…

P1.6B gov’t housing project breaks ground in Cebu City

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police, soldiers and government employees will soon have a chance to have their own homes in a northern barangay in Cebu City. This after the National Housing Authority (NHA) broke ground on Friday,…

Cebu City dad to developers: Be more lenient in payment plans during pandemic

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Raul Alcoseba is appealing to developers to be more lenient in collecting payments for properties bought during the pandemic. The councilor filed a resolution that was approved by the City…

Primary Homes offers affordable housing with its Richwood Homes Bogo

Marc Cosep 03/13/2020

Homegrown property developer, Primary Homes Inc. (PHI), ventures into Bogo City, in an effort to continuously provide affordable housing for growing families. Richwood Homes Bogo, the 4th in Primary Homes’ Richwood Series that is located in Cebu,…

SHDA sets Housing Summit: ‘Pioneering Transition: Building the Pillar of Change’

PR 09/26/2019

The Subdivision and Housing Developers Association in Central Visayas (SHDA-CV) will be having its annual Housing Summit this October. With the theme, “Pioneering Transition: Building the Pillars of Change,” the event will focus on various developments of…

House oversight committee hearing in Cebu to tackle Apas socialized housing dispute

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The House of Representatives Committee on Housing will be conducting an oversight committee hearing tomorrow, February 18, in Cebu City in an attempt to settle the over two decades of legal turmoil in…

NHA releases P20M for Benguet landslide victims’ housing

Inquirer.net 10/13/2018

ITOGON, Benguet — The National Housing Authority (NHA) has released P10 million for the acquisition of land to resettle families removed from landslide-prone areas and danger zones here. Earlier, the NHA already released P10 million to purchase…

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