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Del Rosario leads groundbreaking for socialized housing in Batangas town

October 14, 2021 Jun I. Legaspi 484 views

DEPARTMENT of Human Settlements and Urban Development Secretary Eduardo Del Rosario has earned praises from Batangas local government officials for making housing projects in their respective municipalities into a reality.

The housing czar spearheaded the ceremonial signing of a Memorandum of Agreement and groundbreaking event for land development of a proposed socialized housing project in Alitagtag last Tuesday.

The housing complex, part of government efforts to assist local government units affected by the Taal Volcano eruption in January 2020, will benefit government employees, particularly teachers and uniformed personnel.

Alitagtag Mayor Edilberto Ponggos praised the Department for its devotion in fulfilling the municipality’s dream shelter project. He likewise lauded DHSUD’s efforts in fast-tracking the completion of requirements for such an undertaking.

Del Rosario said the Department is ready to assist LGUs in recovering from disasters and provide shelter and livelihood to their constituents.

He likewise announced assistance for additional common facilities like a training facility or livelihood center intended for the occupants of the housing project.

Also present in the event was Batangas 3rd district Rep. Maitet Collantes, who also expressed gratitude for the DHSUD’s commitment in pushing for the settlement projects within her district.

Del Rosario also led a MOA signing and groundbreaking for land development of a government center and settlement site in Mataas Na Kahoy. He was welcomed by Mayor Janet Ilagan and Vice Mayor Jay Ilagan.