BUTUAN CITY: The National Housing Authority (NHA) turned over a total of 553 housing units for the uniformed and non-uniformed in the services personnel, Wednesday, here in the city.
The inauguration and turn-over ceremony was done at the Dorico Ville AFP/PNP Housing Project Phase 2 (PNOY Housing Project) located at Brgy. Tiniwisan, this city.
Butuan City Mayor Ferdinand M. Amante, Jr. led the cutting of the ribbons and the unveiling of the marker, witnessed by Police Regional Office 13 Director PCSupt. David Y. Ombao, PSSupt. Roel B. Acidre, chief of the RLRDD, PRO 13, Butuan City Police Director PSSupt. Nerio T. Bermudo, Arch. Enrique L. Cruz, Jr.;
NHA-DAMO Mindanao, Engr. Virgilio Y. Rivera, NHA Butuan Regional Manager,JSSupt. Dennis U. Rocamora, Regional Director, BJMP, FSSupt. Mario Socorro C. Timonera, Regional Director BFP, Col. Gregory M. Cayetano, 401st Brigade Commander, PA, Ms. Nora Molde, PIA Operations Chief(representing Mr. Abner Caga, PIA Regional Director), Atty. Aquino W. Gambe (representing Gov. Ma. Angelica Rosedell Amante-Matba), Ms. Gloria Pabillore (representing Cong. Erlpe John M. Amante) and PSupt. Florendo S. Gerdan, Jr.; Regional Engineer, RPMU 13.
The 553 housing units were apportioned as 249 for the PNP, 249 for the AFP, 30 units for the BFP, 19 for the BJMP and 6 for the Bureau of Corrections.
The project of the AFP/PNP personnel as per Adminitrative Order No. 9, was classified under the CIAP. It occupies a total land area of about 35,000 square meters which is developed by the C.S. Garcia Construction. The housing unit has a floor area of 22 square meters in an average lot size of 40 square meters. The unit price is P 240,000.00, where out of the total unit price, P 35,000.00 will be subsidized by the government.
The land development is already completed and the housing units 100% physically completed and ready for occupancy. The development features included concrete roads, reinforced concrete culvert pipes drainage, UPVC water lines individual connection water system and the power supply provided by the Agusan del Norte Electric Cooperative (ANECO).
The project is among the flagship projects of President Benigno S. Aquino III for the AFP and PNP personnel under the NHA socialized program through the community initiative approach. The housing development is aimed to maximize beneficiaries for the AFP and the PNP which will help the problem of the housing needs for those who are in the uniformed service. PNA