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Arroyo creates committee to check urban poor housing

Jan 15, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo creates the panel after residents of a housing project in Quezon City reported cases of land grabbing

OVERSIGHT. Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo shakes the hands of residents of NGC West in Quezon City on January 15, 2019. Photo from Arroyo's Facebook page

[OPINION] Why the hate on the homeless?

Jun 18, 2018 - 3:37 PM

Kadamay’s continued actions, have forced us to take a look at the homeless and re-evaluate our own situation

Duterte to order SAF vs Kadamay if they occupy more gov't housing

Jun 14, 2018 - 6:45 PM

'Pagka lumaban kayo at namatay kayo, problema ninyo 'yan,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells urban poor group Kadamay after they attempt to occupy housing units in Rizal

NHA admits design 'failure' in Zamboanga City housing project

May 29, 2018 - 11:45 AM

Samar 1st District Representative Edgar Sarmiento slams the National Housing Authority for 'palpak' projects nationwide

NHA general manager Marcelino Escalada Jr. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

LIVE: House hearing on Zamboanga City housing project

May 29, 2018 - 10:15 AM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

House to probe Zamboanga City housing project

May 15, 2018 - 8:40 PM

The Z3R project currently houses families displaced by the 2013 Zamboanga siege

COLLAPSED. The footbridge in Barangay Mariki, Zamboanga City. Photos by Kathy Wee Sit and Vic Larato of the Zamboanga City government

LOOK: Zamboanga City footbridge collapses during officials’ inspection

Apr 26, 2018 - 11:40 PM

Mayor Beng Climaco appeals to the House of Representatives to probe the 'poor state' of NHA's housing project for families displaced by the 2013 Zamboanga City siege

Zamboanga footbridge. Credit to Kathy Wee Sit and Vic Larato/Zamboanga City government

Kadamay calls for swift action on idle houses for police, soldiers

Nov 22, 2017 - 3:26 PM

It's been 9 months since the urban poor group took over thousands of unoccupied housing units in Pandi, Bulacan

Sharapova named in India luxury housing fraud probe

Nov 21, 2017 - 5:33 PM

'Any celebrity who endorses any product technically becomes an agent for that company. No one would have invested in the project if Sharapova's name was not there,' says the lawyer of the buyers of the failed housing project

#PugadBaboy: New Spokesman

Nov 03, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Beneficiaries waive ownership of nearly 2,000 Bulacan housing units

Oct 23, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Beneficiaries from the AFP, PNP, and BJMP waive ownership of the housing units – majority of which are occupied by Kadamay – but a joint congressional resolution is still needed to allow redistribution

HOUSING. Kadamay members who occupied idle housing units in Pandi, Bulacan. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

One-stop online portal eyed to speed up mass housing projects

Jul 03, 2017 - 2:02 PM

The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council is eyeing an online portal to handle processing of all needed documents for mass housing projects

HOUSING. A project site of the National Housing Authority in Pandi, Bulacan. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

APECO housing project declared illegal by gov't

Nov 03, 2015 - 9:49 AM

The Department of Agrarian Reform issues a cease and desist order preventing APECO management from continuing its housing project in Casiguran Aurora

HOUSING PROJECT. An APECO housing project stands on land that was once rice fields tilled by Casiguran farmers. File photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Makati Homeville families: Leave us out of politics, just deliver services

Aug 14, 2015 - 12:47 PM

Acting Makati City Mayor Kid Peña creates a task force that will fast track relocated Makati residents access to water electricity and land titles

KID'S PROMISE. Makati Mayor Kid Peña giving his speech in front of the Makati Homeville residents on August 13. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Kid Peña to visit Binay-time relocation site in Laguna

Aug 12, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Acting Makati City Mayor Kid Peña plans to continue providing services to the relocation site in Calauan Laguna which a Binay critic alleged was overpriced

Makati Home Ville: Where lies the truth?

Apr 18, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Many of the residents actually agree that their life is better at Makati Home Ville

THE NEXT PHASE. The housing units at Phase 3 of the relocation site are completed only 4 years after the first relocatees arrive in Makati Home Ville.

Critic: Binay relocation program overpriced but...

Apr 16, 2015 - 4:05 PM

How did lawyer Renato Bondal come up with the P1 billion overpricing estimate? We have a pretty good feeling there is overpricing

'WE HAVE A FEELING.' Vice President Jejomar Binay's critic Renato Bondal tells senators the Makati relocation project was overpriced by P1 billion but offers no proof. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Former OFW leads neighborhood housing project

Mar 19, 2015 - 2:17 PM

How an open mind perseverance and faith brought a woman and her group of informal settlers to their dream community

Tondo's Katuparan: Fulfilling malnourished children's dreams

Feb 25, 2015 - 8:49 PM

Ending malnutrition among children is key to finally fulfilling the dreams their parents never realized

New hope for the New Year

Jan 30, 2015 - 11:27 AM

Plenty of people are still suffering from the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda but there is hope for those who have lost the most

Vietnam architect's low-cost house is also typhoon-proof

Jan 25, 2015 - 2:05 PM

While these houses cost less than 4 000 and could be built by five people in three hours they don t look cheap says its brainchild Vo Trong Nghia

AFFORDABLE BUT SUSTAINABLE. Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia is the brainchild behind the design of S-House. Photo courtesy of votrongnghia.com Hiroyuki Oki, Photographer

Solar-powered mass housing project to launch in Batangas

Nov 28, 2014 - 11:45 AM

Real estate Imperial Homes Corporation is set to develop Via Verde the first solar powered subdivision in Santo Tomas Batangas

Robredo advocated for youth, urban poor

Aug 28, 2012 - 9:08 AM

The youth and urban poor were among the sectors closest to Jesse Robredo s heart Students and former Naga squatters say thank you to the late Interior Secretary for changing their lives