Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, Senator Franklin Drilon, Congresswoman Julienne Baronda and officials of National Housing Authority (NHA) led the groundbreaking of Uswag Residential Building Complex in Brgy. San Isidro in Jaro district Feb. 24.
Treñas thanked Drilon for facilitating the funding for four low-rise buildings to be built by NHA in the next months.
The 24-sqm 240-unit condominium will rise in a portion of three-hectare area.
The housing project will benefit Informal Settlers Families (ISF) affected by the infrastructure projects in the metropolis.
The site can accommodate 18 buildings of 60 units each.
The 14 other buildings will be constructed as the funds are allocated.
These will be prioritized for relocatees displaced by government projects.
Meanwhile, SM Development Corporation is set to start in March the construction of 120-unit condominium as its socialized housing requirement compliance which will be exclusively for City Hall regular employees with Salary Grade 8 and below that they can pay at affordable terms. (Iloilo City PIO)