'We'll provide technical assistance to LGUs (local government units) that haven't yet integrated or mainstreamed climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) into their comprehensive land use plans (CLUPs),' HLURB
Policy Development Group officer Julia Collado said.
The law also reconstitutes HLURB
into an independent quasi-judicial body called the Human Settlements Adjudication Commission, with the HSAC performing the HLURB
's adjudicatory functions over controversies involving real-estate development and sales to expedite the resolution of these cases.
The IRR was signed by HUDCC chairperson Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario, HLURB
Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Christopher Lao, Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Alicia Dela Rosa-Bala and Department of Budget and Management Officer-in-Charge Undersecretary Janet Abuel.
The CHED, UP-SURP and the HLURB
shall design capacity building programs for the SUCs to enable them to develop and prepare suitable land use plans.
management readily acknowledged the COA recommendation, saying that it has initiated an investigation to determine who was responsible in order that appropriate sanctions may be imposed.
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The SUCs may seek assistance and cooperation from the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB
), the University of the Philippines-School of Urban and Regional Planning (UP-SURP), the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Land Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (LMB-DENR) and other government offices or agencies in drawing up the LUDIP.
New housing projects are required to get permits from the Local Government Unit, Department of Agriculture, Department of Agrarian Reform, HLURB
, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Bureau of Internal Revenue, and other government instrumentalities.
The DHSUD was a merger of theHousing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) and the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB
), with the latter becoming defunct and the later reorganized as the Human Settlements Adjudication Commission (HSAC).
The Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB
) reported 126 socialized housing projects were licensed in 2017, with 59 projects licensed as main projects and 67 as compliance projects (by condominium and subdivision developers who are required to build socialized housing units).
According to him, employees of the Housing and Land Use and Regulatory Board (HLURB
) and the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) would, likewise, not be affected despite the abolition of these agencies.
Once the bill is signed into law, the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development will combine the administrative functions of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) and the planning and regulatory functions of the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB