'It is also necessary to update the UDHA
's provisions so that it is guided by international standards and conventions, particularly what the United Nations refers to as the right to adequate housing,' Aguinaldo, a former Department of Justice and Office of the President undersecretary, said in a statement Tuesday.
The OGCC also said government offices, facilities and other installations, whether owned by the National Government, its agencies and instrumentalities, including government-owned and controlled corporations, are expressly excluded from the coverage of UDHA
Under the UDHA
, socialized housing, which refers to housing programs and projects covering houses and lots or home lots only undertaken by the government or the private sector, shall be the primary strategy in providing shelter for the underprivileged and homeless.
For example, under the Urban Development and Housing Act (Udha
), your LGU shall provide low-income families with affordable housing, complete with water and electricity, in locations that give access to livelihood.
Cortez said some of the illegal settlers might not be able to access support from the city government as they may not qualify as beneficiaries under Republic Act 7279, or the Urban Development and Housing Act (UDHA
) of 1992.
10884 in 2016, amending for the purpose balanced housing provisions of Republic Act 7279 or the Urban Development and Housing Act (UDHA
); (3) equitable allocation of lands through a national land use policy; (4) efficient LGU housing regulations; and the (5) creation of a full-fledged Department of Housing and Urban Development.
In a statement, NAPC lead convenor and activist Liza Maza said it was carried out in disregard of the Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992 (UDHA
Aside from lamenting their eviction from the 1,000-sqm private lot without prior notice, they also complained about the lack of a relocation site as provided for under the 1992 Urban Development Housing Authority (Udha
It has become more imperative for government to act with a sense of extreme urgency in implementing provisions of RA 7279, the Urban Development and Housing Act (UDHA
) of 1992, the so-called "Lina Law" that could have stemmed the spread of urban blight and uplifted the plight of our homeless poor even way back 23 years ago.