Titay Local Shelter Plan (Abstract, List of Acronyms and Foreword)

Abstract

The Titay Local Shelter Plan is formulated to address the shelter needs of household that have displaced units in the municipality. This plan will provide information on the analysis of the present local housing situation the identification of housing problems upgrading and future housing needs, household’s affordability and local resources such as land, provision of basic services and finance. It also contains the main shelter strategies and a corresponding implementation plan which provides the details of actions needed to realize the housing objectives.

This paper formulates a ten year plan to respond the housing needs of the households having their units situated in a lot not of their own but belong to someone else or private individual and or by the government. It is expected also that this paper will enable the LGU to effectively implement its new mandates of local shelter plan.

This Local Shelter Plan is to give shelter strategy making a plan action which defines the objectives for the development of shelter conditions; identifies the resources available to meet the objectives and the means by which they can be used most cost- effectively. It also sets out the responsibilities and time frame for implementing the various measures.

List of Acronyms

  • CC VAA – Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptability Assessment
  • CISFA – Comprehensive and Integrated Shelter and Financing Act
  • CHO – Municipal Health Center
  • CLUP – Comprehensive Land Use Plan
  • DENR – Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • DPWH – Department of Public Works and Highways
  • FIES – Family Income and Expenditure Survey
  • GK – Gawad Kalinga
  • HDMF – Home Development Mutual Fund
  • HH – Household
  • HUDCC – Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council
  • IRA – Internal Revenue Allotment
  • ISF – Informal Settler Families
  • LCE – Local Chief Executive
  • LCMP – Local Community Mortgage Program
  • LGU – Local Government Unit
  • LSP – Local Shelter Plan
  • NHA – National Housing Authority

Foreword

As anyone running a household should know a shelter is among of the basic needs or among the family’s most important needs just like food and clothing.

Titay Local Shelter plan is a plan on how to address displaced units found in the municipality. Facilitating shelter to everyone in a right based in which International Human Rights Law recognized everyone’s right to an adequate standard of living, including adequate housing.

Local Shelter Plan of LGU Titay is the housing plan showing how necessary is to have a shelter plan especially to the displaced Households that are found along national highway of this municipality. This is a plan to be implemented and suits to the municipality and to the displaced households which are the very concern of it and why this plan was formulated. Here it shows that the shelter to be provided  for are suits to the different types of income groups and situated in a place where the tenure is secured and  with basic needs such as water, access to roads, power, sanitation, and more.  The very concern of this shelter plan is about the displaced units that soon will affect the flow of peace and order of the municipality, and this has been addressed with a ten (10) year plan from the year 2016 to 2025.  And this  plan is answering these questions:

How will the LGU treat the displaced units found in the municipality?

How the LGU facilitates the displaced households that needs tenurial upgrading.?

How the LGU provides a livable dwelling units for a typical Filipino family?

Moreover, it shows how the LGU  respond to the challenges facing the country including climate change in relation to low cost housing units specifically to all types of income group that have displaced units along national highway.

Signed:

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