Arroyo requests P350M for urban poor housing in QC compound

MANILA, Philippines --- House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has asked the Senate-House conference on the 2019 national budget to provide P350 million for the acquisition of land titles of more than 8,000 urban poor families at the National Government Center (NGC) compound in Quezon City.   At the continuation of the oversight committee on urban poor housing's meeting on Thursday, the Pampanga congresswoman said she had written a letter to the bicameral conference co-chaired by Senator Loren Legarda and Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr. She asked that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) be given P350 million for the land acquisition and reblocking of the NG...

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