Interpellation on the proposed creation of the DEPARTMENT of HUMAN SETTLEMENTS and URBAN DEV’T 🏠🏘

Sen. JV answered the queries of his fellow Senators during today’s interpellation for the proposed creation of Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development, which he sponsored.

Also explained at the plenary that this proposed department will act as the sole and main planning and policy-making, regulatory, program coordination, and performance monitoring entity for all housing and urban development concerns, primarily focusing on the access to and affordability of decent, affordable and secure shelter, among others.