Legarda Wants Department of Housing to Address 4M Shelter Backlog

August 3, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda has proposed the creation of a Department of Housing and Urban Development (DHUD) to address the four million housing backlog, which affects about one-fourth of the Philippine population.
Legarda said that another challenge in the housing sector is the increasing urbanization rate which is projected to account for 70% of the population by 2015.
The proposed DHUD will take over the functions of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) and the planning and regulatory functions of […]

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