MRB for socialized housing turned over to Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 5-story Walk-up-Sugbo 1 in Barangay Lorega San Miguel has been officially turned over to the Cebu City government to serve as socialized housing for marginalized families. The Cebu Landmaster Inc. constructed the…

Isko Moreno sees solution for Cebu’s informal settlers: Cebuminium

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Presidential candidate, Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagos says that should he be elected as President of the country, he will build a “Cebuminium,” the way he did in Tondo, Manila. This he said when…

Margot O: Improve lives of informal settlers because they deserve it, not for ‘pretty’ view

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City mayoral candidate, former Councilor Margot Osmeña, of the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK), said that improving the lives of informal settlers should be a priority for the city government because they…

Pacquiao promises a house for every Filipino in 4-5 years

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao, who is running for President of the country for the upcoming 2022 elections, promised that he would prioritize providing housing to homeless Filipinos should he win the presidency. In fact,…

Informal settlers in Tipolo Creek told to vacate for a flood control project

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will be clearing the Tipolo Creek of informal settlers to implement flood control projects. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said that he will be talking to Atty. Johnbee Biton, the acting…

Bag-ong Mandaue offers new vision, hope for Mandauehanons

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Candidates from Bag-ong Mandaue, the city’s newest political contender have filed their certificates of candidacy on Tuesday afternoon, October 5, 2021. Bag-ong Mandaue is led by mayoral aspirant and former city councilor Atty.…

The magic of Mandaue City’s Green Corridor

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/01/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — It was once an area swarming with informal settlers and unsightly garbage. But with dogged determination by the Mandaue City Government, sitio Mahayag in Barangay Subangdaku near the Mahiga Creek has been transformed…

Barangay chiefs told: Prioritize informal settlers for SAP

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) told barangay chiefs in Cebu City to prioritize the informal settlers for the listing of the beneficiaries of the Special Amelioration Program…

Families affected by Cebu City’s river projects top priority for social housing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 907 informal settler families living along Cebu City’s rivers have been or will be relocated due to the river widening projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).…

PROBE willing to assist barangays in road clearing

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) will be actively helping the barangays in the clearing operation directive of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Racquel Arce, the…

Relocation sites mulled for informal settlers along Butuanon River

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City government has long been preparing for the relocation of the informal settlers along the Butuanon River even before its waters tested positive for the poliovirus.  Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the…

Labella eyes more social-housing in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella met with Secretary Eduardo D. Del Rosario of the Human Settlements, Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HSHUDCC) to discuss adding more social-housing in the city.  In a statement released…

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