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Atty. Antonio "Tony" Bernardo, CREBA

Corporate Secretary – CREBA Executive Committee Chairman & Senior Founding Partner – BPCL Law Units 2303 & 2304, 139 Corporate Center, 139 Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City Email Mobile (02) 8800-8380 to 81 BPCL Law Atty. Tony Bernardo’s areas of practice are Real Estate, Customs, Insurance and Corporate Law. Atty. Bernardo has established a […]

HLURB relaxes socialized housing rules

Last July 18, the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) issued Memorandum Circular No. 07-A which amends, among others particular sections of Memorandum Circular No. 06 released earlier this year. The memo sets the requirement for developers of socialized housing projects who wish to be accredited so that they can enter into joint ventures […]

Towards Sensible Land & Housing Development Standards

Prior to the Martial Law regime, local government units (LGUs) exercised the power to regulate land and housing development activities. Lacking central coordination and planning, rules and standards varied from one locality to another, thus creating a developmental nightmare. CREBA thus advocated regulatory centralization. In response, then President Ferdinand Marcos created the National Housing Authority […]