to: Ms. Dale Zapata
52 homeless families
acquire shelter thru CMP
LAS PINAS GOV’T LAUDS
VP NOLI’S HOUSING PROGRAM
THE Las Pinas local government yesterday lauded the shelter program being spearheaded by
Vice-President and Housing and Urban Development
Coordinating Council (HUDCC) concurrent chairman Noli
‘Kabayan’ De Castro as 52 poor
families of the city acquired their own house and lot through the Community
Mortgage Program (CMP) of the
and Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council concurrent
chairman Noli" Kabayan" De Castro
presents a check to landowner
Emma Rose Dy, representing full payment for the loan of Samahang Pagkakaisa Sa Abot-Kaya HOA
(SAMAKA) PH2. The loan is
extended to community associations under the Community Mortgage Program of
National Home Mortgage
Finance Corporation (NHMFC). Present were (from left): Rep. Cynthia Villar; Las
Pinas Mayor Imelda Aguilar;
NHMFC OIC/ Exec. Vice Pres. Atty. Fermin Arzaga. (OVP photo by Egay Montana)
Las Pinas congresswoman Cynthia Villar said the city is ‘forever grateful’ to De Castro for
his relentless pursuit of the
national housing thrust which has already sheltered thousands of homeless
Filipinos including informal
families from Las Piñas.
More than 10,000 poor families in Las Pinas City already benefited from the socialized
housing program of HUDCC, most
of which are CMP beneficiaries,
according to local officials.
Yesterday morning in Baranggay Talon 5, three landowners received checks representing
full payment by the community
association of the property, which they have been occupying. The
contracted the loan from the National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC), a key
shelter agency under HUDCC,
under the CMP. In turn, the community association will pay the loan to NHMFC
for thirty (30) years at 6%
With the purchase, the 52 families automatically became beneficiaries of CMP, which is
currently being implemented by
“I am very thankful to Vice-President Noli De Castro for taking his time to visit a small
baranggay like Talon 5 in Las
Pinas. Our city would always be
grateful to him for helping us in sheltering our poor constituents,” Villar said.
In response, De Castro said the job of providing houses to the homeless would always be
easy as long as there are very
cooperative local governments like Las Pinas which is more than willing to lend
a helping hand.
of the national housing program lies on the local government. I am glad that Las
Pinas is one with the
government in its goal to provide houses for our poor countrymen,” he said.
Villar, the event was also attended by other local executives including Las
Pinas Mayor Imelda Aguilar and
members of the city council.
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