Resilient, low-cost houses await QC informal settler families
Flood-free and earthquake-proof housing units are set to house thousands of informal settlers in Quezon City. 994 members of Pascualer Ville ISF Homeowners Association on Tuesday led the groundbreaking ceremony of their housing project site located in Brgy. San Bartolome , Novaliches, Quezon City. Read More
Finding the Good Out of Yolanda
WHO SAYS WOMEN CAN’T? Lady members of the Pawa Homeowner’s Association (HOA) in Panay, Capiz actively participate in the rebuilding efforts of their houses damaged by super typhoon Yolanda. The housing project was under the partnership of the Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) and the UN Habitat. Read More
Leading the Road
Enriqueta “Kits” Catayong, one of the founding members of Alyansa ng Mamamayan sa Valenzuela at Caloocan (AMVACA) Housing Cooperative, shows the future houses of the cooperative members, gained through a community-driven housing, in Brgy. Ugong, Valenzuela that are totally different from their current shanties situated along the waterways of Tullahan. Read More
Step in building disaster-resilient communities
At least 30 community association leaders in Roxas City, Capiz participated in a workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction and Preparedness organized by the Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) and the UN Habitat Philippines. Part of the activity is a simulation of a disaster response. Read More
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SHFC, UN habitat to build more disaster-resilient communities in yolanda-hit areas
The Social Housing Finance Corporation recently renewed its partnership with United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat) to facilitate faster recovery and reconstruction of Yolanda-affected areas in Luzon and Visayas.
Partnership key to informal settlers’ permanent housing
Multi-sectoral collaboration played a key role in the attainment of permanent housing for 104 informal settler families belonging to Goldmine Interior Homeowners Association Inc. (GIHAI) who used to live in shanties located along the Tullahan River in Novaliches, Quezon City.