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DIR. JEANETTE E.

CRUZ, EnP
Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council
Outline of Presentation
Local Housing Boards/Bodies
Financing Local Housing Projects
Local School Boards
Local Health Board
Local Development Councils
Local Peace and Order Councils
Local School Board have advisory or
recommendatory powers and direct powers that
cannot be delegated.
It also determines budgetary needs and
disbursement from the Special Education Fund.

A Local Housing Board is a local
special body devoted to
addressing shelter concerns
through the formulation,
development of a comprehensive
and integrated housing and land
development program of the
LGU.
Policy making body on shelter and urban development matters
Ensure the implementation of UDHA
Assist LGUs in the preparation of Local Shelter Plan and
Comprehensive Land Use Plan
Recommend/identify housing related projects
Assist LGUs in review and approval of Subdivision Plans
Assist LGUs in monitoring compliance to balanced housing
Recommend use/allocation of Special Housing Fund
Act as One-Stop Shop Processing Center for Housing Permits
Act as Clearinghouse for eviction and demolition
Facilitate beneficiary selection and qualification of beneficiaries
in the disposition of proclaimed government properties

The Board may be created by an
Ordinance approved by the local
Sanggunian.
It may also be created by the Local
Chief Executive through an
Administrative Order creating the
Local Housing Board (LHB) .

Island Garden City of Samal Samal Island Housing
Board
Davao City - Housing Board
Quezon City and Marikina - Settlements Office.
Las Pinas - Las Pinas Inter-Agency Committee on Housing
Muntinlupa - Socialized Housing Program Committee
(SHOPCOM)
Laguna, Cavite, Pangasinan, and Bulacan Provinces
Provincial Urban Development and Housing Office (PUDHO)
Zamboanga City Housing and Land Management
Division under the Office of the Mayor
The creation of any of the organizational
structures listed above is authorized by
Section 18 of the Local Government Code
the LGUS shall have the power and authority
to establish any organization that shall
efficiently and effectively implement its
development plans, programs and projects.
More specifically, the UDHA has devolved
to the LGUS the task of implementing the
socialized housing program in their
respective jurisdictions.



DILG Memorandum Circular 2008-143
LHB as Clearinghouse for Demolition
Function of LHB in
DILG MC 2008-143
Monitor all evictions and demolitions, whether
voluntary, extra-judicial, summary or court-
ordered
Require proponents to first secure Checklist,
Guidelines and Eviction and Demolition
Compliance Certificate prior to actual
implementation
Issue an Eviction and Demolition Compliance
Certificate on proposed eviction and demolition
Specific to Sections 28 and 30 of RA 7279
Features of DILG MC 2008-143
Requires every Mayor to cause the
creation of the Board through
appropriate ordinance as a pre-requisite
before the LGU can assume its
clearinghouse function.
For an existing LHB, an amendment of
the ordinance shall be enacted to
conform with the guidelines without
altering the original composition.

In the absence of a Local Housing Board Local Inter-
Agency Committee (LIAC) is authorized to issue the
Certificate of Compliance
DILG Memorandum Circular 2009-5
Amendment
Policy making body on shelter and urban development matters
Ensure the implementation of UDHA
Assist LGUs in the preparation of Local Shelter Plan and
Comprehensive Land Use Plan
Recommend/identify housing related projects
Assist LGUs in review and approval of Subdivision Plans
Assist LGUs in monitoring compliance to balanced housing
Recommend use/allocation of Special Housing Fund
Act as One-Stop Shop Processing Center for Housing Permits
Act as Clearinghouse for eviction and demolition
Facilitate beneficiary selection and qualification of beneficiaries
in the disposition of proclaimed government properties

DEVELOPMENT
PERMIT
LOCATIONAL
CLEARANCE
LAND USE
RECLASSIFICATION
CERTIFICATION AS
SOCIALIZED
HOUSING


CERTIFICATION AS
BLIGHTED AREA
COMMUNITY
HOUSING
ASSOCIATION
Clearinghouse for
Eviction and
Demolition
Other Housing
related activities






To study, review, recommend, consolidate and endorse
shelter development issues in the barangay, in aide of
legislation by the Sanggunian, to address the needs of
the urban poor;
To study, review, recommend and endorse proposals to
the formulation of a local shelter plan of the City;
To design and propose recommendation for the
SHELTER development program for the urban poor in
the City to wit: 1) social infrastructure; 2) Housing and
Development; 3) Environmental Consciousness; 4) land
acquisition; 5) Training and Education; 6) Economic
Enhancement; and Research and Documentation;
To design programs, strategic plans, and to propose
recommendations for sources of funds, flotation of
bonds and other strategies for housing finance in
partnership with the private sector, cooperatives and
NGOs;
To study, review and recommend appropriate actions
and/or intervention for cases involving demolition,
relocation initiated by private landowners/developers,
relocation and resettlement of settlers in danger
zones, including areas occupied by settlers owned
either by the government and private landowners
LGU
MPDC, MSWDO, UPAO, MEnro, MLGOO, Chief of
Police/PNP, Sanggunian, Head of Housing Committee
of the SB
NGAs
Representatives from Key Housing Agencies: HUDCC,
NHA, HLURB, HDMF
Other agencies
Private Sector
Representatives from Peoples Organizations, NGOs,
Developers, Home Owners Associations,
Neighborhood Associations
It shall be composed of the Mayor as Chairman; Vice Mayor as Vice
Chairman; a representative from the local Sanggunian, the
City/Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator or Engineer,
the Assessor and the Treasurer.
LGUs
1. Implementation of housing related projects
2. Creation of local housing office/ Designation of
unit/personnel
3. Review/process and approve application for housing
development

HUDCC and DILG
1. Assist in the organization of LHBs; and
2. Capability Building of the LHBs.
3. Coordination with other national government agencies

Private Sector
1. Provide inputs to improve shelter planning and delivery
2. Advocate for greater participation and partnership among
civil society.
3. Monitor UDHA compliance
4. Monitor Implementation of Local Shelter Plan
1. The LHB may establish a Local Housing Office
(LHO) which shall implement the policies,
plans and programs adopted by the Board.
2. The City/Municipal Mayor may appoint a
General Manager of the LHO who shall serve
on a full-time basis.
3. The LHO may be composed of the following
divisions : Administrative/Records; Technical;
Community Affairs
ADMINISTRATIVE

Documentation
Collection
Records Management
TECHNICAL
Plan Preparation
Physical Surveys
Land/Title Research
Documentation for Permits
Project Management
Conduct of demolition and
eviction
COMMUNITY AFFAIRS

Social Preparation
Census Tagging
Trainings
Accreditation of Community
Associations
Traditional Housing Finance
HDMF
SHFC
NHA
DBP
Local Funds Available
Social Housing Tax
Balanced 20 Compliance
Calamity Funds for Relocation Sites
Legal Basis Section 43 of RA 7279
Sec. 43. Socialized Housing Tax Consistent with the
constitutional principle that the ownership and enjoyment
of property bear a social function and to raise funds for
the Program, all local government units are hereby
authorized to impose an additional one-half percent
((0.5%) tax on the assessed value of all lands in urban
areas in excess of Fifty thousand pesos (P50,000.00).

DOF Local Finance Circular No. 1-97 dated April 10, 1997
provides for the implementing rules and regulations for
the SHT.
Sec. 18. Balanced Housing Development - The
Program shall include a system to be specified
in the Framework plan whereby developers of
proposed subdivision projects shall be required
to develop an area for socialized housing
equivalent to at least twenty percent (20%) of
the total subdivision area or total subdivision
project cost, at the option of the developer,
within the same city or municipality , whenever
feasible, and in accordance with the standards
set by the Housing and Land Use Regulatory
Board and other existing laws.
The balanced housing development as herein
required may also be complied with by the
developers concerned in any of the following
manner:
Development of new settlement;
Slum upgrading or renewal of areas for priority
development either through zonal improvement programs
or slum improvement and resettlement programs;
Joint-venture projects with either the local government
units or any of the housing agencies; or
Participation in the community mortgage program.

Development of new settlement
New Socialized Housing Projects
Socialized Condominium
Projects of NGO accredited by HLURB
Construction of educational and health
facilities within socialized housing projects
Purchase of socialized housing units from
NHA
Joint Venture with LGU or any of the
housing agencies; Joint venture of a
developer with another private developer;
Slum upgrading or renewal of APDs
through improvement or resettlement
program- purchase of units of participation
from NHA
Participation in Community Mortgage
Program ( CMP) either as financier or
developer

Balanced Housing Compliance
Comprehensive Land Use Plan
indicating lands for socialized housing
Local Shelter Plan
Employees Housing Plan
Relocation Plan (LDRMMP)
Transparent processes
RA 10121 Disaster Risk Reduction
and Management Act
Recognize and strengthen the capacities of
LGUs and communities in mitigating and
preparing for, responding to, and
recovering from the impact of disasters
Recognize the local risk patterns across
the country and strengthen the capacity of
LGUs for disaster risk reduction and
management through decentralized
powers, responsibilities and resources

structural and non-structural measures undertaken to
limit the adverse impact of natural hazards,
environmental degradation, and technological
hazards and to ensure the ability of at-risk
communities to address vulnerabilities aimed at
minimizing the impact of disasters.
Such measures include, but are not limited to,
hazard-resistant construction and engineering
works,
the formulation and implementation of plans,
programs, projects and activities,
awareness raising, knowledge management,
policies on land-use and resource management,
as well as the enforcement of comprehensive
land-use planning, building and safety
standards, and legislation.
(l) "Disaster Prevention" - the outright
avoidance of adverse impacts of hazards and
related disasters.
It expresses the concept and intention to
completely avoid potential adverse impacts
through action taken in advance such as
construction of dams or embankments that eliminate
flood risks,
land-use regulations that do not permit any settlement
in high-risk zones, and
seismic engineering designs that ensure the survival
and function of a critical building in any likely
earthquake.
Not less than five percent (5%) to support disaster risk
management activities such as, but not limited to, pre-
disaster preparedness programs including training,
purchasing life-saving rescue equipment, supplies and
medicines, for post-disaster activities, for the payment of
premiums on calamity insurance and construction of
evacuation centers.
Quick Response Fund (QRF) 30% stand-by
funds for relief and recovery programs
Special Trust Fund - Unexpended LDRRMF shall
accrue to a special trust fund solely for the purpose
of supporting disaster risk reduction and
management activities of the LDRRM Council within
the next five (5) years .
Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
Fund (RA 10121)
Prepare the CLUP, identifying danger areas
Identify households in danger areas
Identify safe sites for settlements
Include Relocation Activities in the Local
Disaster Risk Reduction Management Plan
(LDRRMP)
Have the LDRRMP approved by the
LDRRMC, Local Development Committee
and the Sanggunian


Director Jeanette Elevado-Cruz
HUDCC
jelevado@yahoo.com;
jelevado@gmail.com
+632-8930749
0917-5792046