QC gives Agham residents until Wednesday to relocate


The Quezon City government has given residents living along Agham road until Wednesday to accept the relocation to Bocaue, Bulacan offered by the National Housing Authority (NHA).

Tadeo Palma, the city’s secretary to the mayor, claimed that out of the 250 families occupying Agham road, 50 families have already availed of the government’s relocation program.

Another 100 families have already signified their intention to relocate to the NHA-designated resettlement site in Bulacan, he added.

“Wala namang [there were no]resistance from the residents,” Palma said.

The government started relocating the first batch of residents on Friday.

Meanwhile, relocation for the 100 families who signified their interest to avail of the relocation program provided by NHA, started on Saturday, Palma said.

“Lahat ng structures na maiiwan [All structures that will be left] after the Wednesday deadline will be subject to demolition,” Palma warned.

The city government, on orders of Mayor Herbert Bautista, is providing financial assistance of P5,000 and food packages to each family affected by the demolitions at Agham road, Palma said.

Meanwhile, Palma said that all families affected by the demolition are qualified to avail of the government’s relocation program.

Besides providing relocation, NHA is also providing transport assistance to the families affected by the demolitions at Agham road.



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