Refer to: Ms. Dale
16 June 2005
Addressing Housing concerns
keeps VP Noli busy
by the cloudy political weather in the country, Vice President and
concurrent Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC)
Chairman Noli ‘Kabayan’ De Castro kept himself busy performing
his task as implementor of the national shelter program as he visit
three separate housing projects due for groundbreaking in Cavite
the first housing project he visited, De Castro lauded a Taiwanese
developer for investing in a 300-unit housing project in Baranggay
Manggahan, Trece Martires City.
is a positive development for our housing program. Through this
project, the country’s housing requirement was lessened by 300
units and that’s significant. I hope more projects of this kind
would follow,” De Castro told local officials, the developer and
the new homeowners of the Tsarinas Grand Villas.
Grand Villas is currently being developed by the First Solid Property
Development Corp. headed by Lawrence She. The project is a
beneficiary of the Developmental Loan Program implemented by the Home
Development Mutual Fund (HDMF or Pag-IBIG fund).
a developer, she responded that their firm remains confident in the
prospects of housing in the country and the competence of the leaders
behind the industry. He also thanked Pag-IBIG, one of the key shelter
agencies (KSAs) under HUDCC, for being an effective partner of First
Solid in its undertaking.
Trece Martires City, De Castro proceeded to Baranggay Buena Vista 2
in General Trias to lead in the groundbreaking of the Tahanang Yaman
Homes, a 2,190-unit socialized housing project developed by the
Tahanang Yaman Homes Corporation which is also in partnership with
he urged officials to continue supporting to the national housing
thrust, saying it’s only through the cooperation between the
housing leaders and the mayors as well as baranggay captains that the
shelter program can truly succeed.
ako sapagkat hindi nahihirapan ang ating mga developer sa pagpapatayo
ng mga bahay para sa ating mga mahihirap na kababayan dahil na rin sa
tulong ng mga mayor at baranggay officials dito sa Cavite. Tiyak na
magagalak ang ating mga magigiting na heneral tulad nina Gen.
Aguinaldo at Gen. Trias kahit sa kabilang buhay dahil sa pagusbong ng
pabahay dito sa Cavite,” he said.
warm welcome likewise greeted De Castro upon his arrival in Camachile
Subdivision, Barangay Pasong Camachile, Gen. Trias where the Vice
President distributed certificates of ownership to the new
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