Legislative Proposals on Housing and Real Estate

 

 

SENATE AND HOUSE BILLS ON REAL ESTATE & HOUSING 

House Bill Number

“An Act instituting reforms in the Subdivision and Condominium Buyers’ Protective Decree” by Cong. Yap, et.al

“An Act strengthening the Balanced Housing Development Program, amending for the purpose R.A. 7279” by Cong. Herrera-Dy, et.al

Senate Bill Memo

“An Act modifying the definition of a Condominium Unit, amending for the purpose R.A. 4726 otherwise known as the Condominium Law, to apply to industrial estates and for other purposes” by Sen. Lapid

“AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PROTECTION TO BUYERS OF REAL ESTATE ON INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS BY REQUIRING SUBDIVISION OR REAL ESTATE OWNERS TO HAVE AN INDIVIDUAL TITLE ON EVERY LOT AVAILABLE FIRST BEFORE OFFERING THE SAME FOR SALE, PROHIBITING ANY MORTGAGE, LIEN OR ENCUMBRANCE ON THE SAME, MAKING THE ANNOTATION ON THE TITLE OF THE CONTRACT TO SELL OR SALE MANDATORY, MAKING IT COMPULSORY FOR THE EXECUTION OF A DEED OF ABSOLUTE SALE AND THE DELIVERY OF THE TITLE TO THE BUYER UPON COMPLETION OF INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS, AND PROVIDING OTHER PROTECTIVE MEASURES, INCLUDING THE IMPOSITION OF PENALTY FOR VIOLATION THEREOF” by Sen. Santiago

Senate No. 261

“An Act amending the Subdivision and Condominium Buyers’ Protective Decree” by Sen. Trillanes

Senate No. 399

“An Act extending protection to small Condominium Unit Buyers and for other related purposes” by Sen. Trillanes

 

PENDING HOUSE BILLS

On Housing and Urban Development

As of July, 2011

 

CREATING MANDATORY LOCAL HOUSING BOARDS

  • HB03278:  AN ACT CREATING A LOCAL HOUSING BOARD IN ALL CITIES AND FIRST TO THIRD CLASS MUNICIPALITIES, PROVIDING FOR ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Principal Author: EJERCITO, JOSEPH VICTOR GOMEZ
    Status: Under deliberation by the Mother Committee on 2010-12-01

 

HOUSING PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS, FARMERS AND OTHER LOW INCOME GROUPS

  • HB01498:  AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE FARMERS HOUSING PROGRAM IN THE SECOND DISTRICT OF ILOILO, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
    Principal Author: SYJUCO, AUGUSTO BOBOY, Ph.D.
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-08-02
  • HB02561:  AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A HOUSING PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS
    Principal Author: EJERCITO, JOSEPH VICTOR GOMEZ
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-08-23
  • HB02576:  AN ACT TO ESTABLISH HOUSING LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM, PROVIDING MECHANISMS THEREFORE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Principal Author: RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS BAUTISTA
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-08-24
  • HB03530:  AN ACT TO INSTITUTIONALIZE A HOUSING PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Principal Author: RODRIGUEZ, RUFUS BAUTISTA
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-10-15
  • HB04038:  AN ACT IMPROVING THE HOUSING PROGRAM SERVICES OF PAG-IBIG
    Principal Author: LAZATIN, CARMELO FELICIANO
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2011-01-31

 

ANTI-SQUATTING LAW AND RESETTLEMENT

  • HB02145:  AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8368, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “ANTI-SQUATTING LAW REPEAL ACT OF 1997″
    Principal Author: CALIMBAS-VILLAROSA, MA. AMELITA A.
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-08-11
  • HB03227:  AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE RESETTLEMENT, AID AND REHABILITATION SERVICES FOR THE UNDERPRIVILEGED AND HOMELESS CITIZENS AFFECTED BY THE DEMOLITION OF HOUSES/DWELLINGS ALONG DANGER AREAS SUCH AS ESTEROS, GARBAGE DUMPS, RIVERBANKS, SHORELINES, WATERWAYS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES SUCH AS SIDEWALKS, ROADS, PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS AS WELL AS THE VICTIMS OF DISASTERS AND CALAMITIES AND THOSE AFFECTED BY GOVERNMENT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN METRO MANILA AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Principal Author: CASTELO, WINSTON “WINNIE”
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-09-21

 

GREENING PROGRAM AND ECOLOGY

  • HB02236:  AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT, DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF GREEN AREAS IN ALL RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL CONDOMINIUM PROJECTS NATIONWIDE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4726 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CONDOMINIUM LAW, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Principal Author: TEODORO, MARCELINO REYES
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-08-16
  • HB02303:  AN ACT REQUIRING ALL FILIPINOS IN URBAN CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES, OWNING TWO HUNDRED (200) SQUARE METERS OF MORE VACANT LAND, TO RESERVE AND SEGREGATE AT LEAST TWENTY (20) PERCENT OF THEIR LAND TO PLANT TREES AND VEGETABLES
    Principal Author: ARQUIZA, GODOFREDO V.
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-08-16
  • HB03627:  AN ACT REQUIRING THE PLANTING OF TREES FOR ANY CONSTRUCTION OF RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL OR INDUSTRIAL STRUCTURES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Principal Author: MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, GLORIA A. MACARAEG
    Status: Pending with the Committee on REFORESTATION since 2010-11-15

 

ALLOCATING GOVERNMENT LANDS FOR SOCIALIZED HOUSING

  • HB01440:  AN ACT REQUIRING THE MANDATORY ALLOCATION OF FIVE PERCENT OF THE TOTAL BUDGET OF EVERY PROVINCES, MUNICIPALITIES, AND CITIES FOR THE HOUSING PROGRAM FOR THE URBAN POOR
    Principal Author: LAZATIN, CARMELO FELICIANO
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-08-02
  • HB02907:  AN ACT MANDATING THAT AT LEAST TEN PERCENT (10%) OF GOVERNMENT-OWNED LANDS TO BE SOLD, ALIENATED OR OTHERWISE ENCUMBERED FOR DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES, BE SEGREGATED FOR SOCIALIZED HOUSING PROJECTS
    Principal Author: CASTELO, WINSTON “WINNIE”
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-09-07
  • HB03040:  AN ACT MANDATING THAT AT LEAST TEN PERCENT (10%) OF GOVERNMENT-OWNED LANDS TO BE SOLD, ALIENATED OR OTHERWISE ENCUMBERED FOR DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES, BE SEGREGATED FOR SOCIALIZED HOUSING PROJECTS
    Principal Author: BIAZON, RODOLFO GASPAR
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-09-13

 

BALANCED HOUSING REQUIREMENT FOR CONDOMINIUM

  • HB03188:  AN ACT REQUIRING DEVELOPERS OF PROPOSED CONDOMINIUM PROJECTS TO DEVELOP AN AREA FOR SOCIALIZED HOUSING, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4726 ENTITLED “THE CONDOMINIUM ACT”
    Principal Author: HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE RAMIREZ
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-09-21
  • HB03189:  AN ACT REQUIRING DEVELOPERS OF PROPOSED CONDOMINIUM PROJECTS TO DEVELOP AN AREA FOR SOCIALIZED HOUSING, AMENDING FOR THAT PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279 ENTITLED “URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992″
    Principal Author: HERRERA-DY, BERNADETTE RAMIREZ
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-09-21

CREATING A DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING

  • HB02216:  AN ACT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, PROVIDING ITS MECHANISMS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
    Principal Author: VALENCIA, RODOLFO GARONG
    Status: Pending with the Committee on GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION since 2010-08-11

AMENDMENTS TO UDHA

1.       EVICTION AND DEMOLITION OF SQUATTERS

  • HB04021:  AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RIGHT AGAINST FORCED EVICTIONS AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE PROVISIONS OF THE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992
    Principal Author: BELLO, WALDEN
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2011-01-31

 

2.       BALANCED HOUSING PROVISIONS

  • HB03451:  AN ACT AMENDING SECTION 18 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Principal Author: MERCADO-REVILLA, LANI
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-10-11
  • HB04022:  AN ACT TO PROMOTE BALANCED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AND ENHANCE PRIVATE SECTOR CONTRIBUTION TO EFFORTS TO ADDRESS THE HOUSING BACKLOG AND AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992 AND OTHER RELATED LAWS
    Principal Author: BELLO, WALDEN
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2011-01-31
  • HB04371:  AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 18 AND 21 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279, ENTITLED “AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A COMPREHENSIVE AND CONTINUING URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING PROGRAM, ESTABLISH THE MECHANISM FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES,” OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992″, TO INCLUDE THE CONSTRUCTION OF EDUCATION FACILITIES AS AN ALTERNATIVE COMPLIANCE TO THE BALANCED HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
    Principal Author: VALENCIA, RODOLFO GARONG
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2011-03-21

 

3.       GENERAL PROVISIONS

  • HB03403:  AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE RIGHT OF UNDERPRIVILEGED AND HOMELESS CITIZENS TO ADEQUATE HOUSING AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7279 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A COMPREHENSIVE AND CONTINUING URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING PROGRAM, ESTABLISH THE MECHANISM FOR ITS IMPLEMENTATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES” OR THE “URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING ACT OF 1992″
    Principal Author: TAÑADA, LORENZO III REYES
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-10-06

 

CISFA

  • HB03512:  AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT FREE HOUSING PROJECTS IN SELECTED URBAN AND URBANIZABLE AREAS UNDER THE LOCAL HOUSING PROGRAM AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PARAGRAPH (e) SECTION 4 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7835, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE COMPREHENSIVE AND INTEGRATED SHELTER FINANCING ACT OF 1994
    Principal Author: LEONEN-PIZZARO, CATALINA
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2010-10-15

 

DRIVE AGAINST PROFESSIONAL SQUATTING

  • HB04101:  AN ACT TO INSTITUTE REFORMS IN THE GOVERNMENT’S DRIVE AGAINST PROFESSIONAL SQUATTERS AND SQUATTING RACKETEERIS OR SYNDICATES, STRENGTHENING THE MECHANISMS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
    Principal Author: BAGATSING, AMADO SEVILLA
    Status: Pending with the Committee on HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT since 2011-02-08

 

PD 957

  • HB04316:  AN ACT TO INSTITUTE REFORMS IN THE SUBDIVISION AND CONDOMINIUM BUYERS’ PROTECTIVE DECREE Principal Author: YAP, SUSAN A. Status: Approved on Third Reading on 2011-03-23

 

ON BUYING ON INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS (MACEDA LAW)

 

 

 

PENDING SENATE BILLS

On Housing, Real Estate, Land Use and Land Reform

As of July, 2011

 

HOUSING & URBAN DEVT. ACT


OTHER HOUSING-RELATED BILLS


REAL ESTATE

 

LAND USE

 

LAND ADMINISTRATION

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