Duterte breaks ground for NHA housing in Talisay City

DAVAO CITY (May 22) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Sunday, May 20, led the groundbreaking rites of the Vista Alegre homes in Barangay Dos Hermanas, Talisay City, Negros Occidental, for the police and military personnel. Vista Alegre Homes, is the fifth National Housing Authority (NHA) project under the new Armed Forces of the Philippines …

NHA  suspends  5 officials,  terminates 20 projects

MANILA, Philippines  (May 7) —-  Five top officials of the  National Housing Authority (NHA) may face suspension while the agency issued show cause order to 53 contractors with  notice of termination   involving  33  projects, involving  eight contractors  in various areas in the Visayas and  Mindanao. “After we conducted series of project inspection and validated …

Duterte cites NHA’s Escalada for good agency performance

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo R. Duterte cited the National Housing Authority and its General Manager Marcelino Escalada  Jr., for the  agency’s good performance under his administration. In his speech during the groundbreaking ceremony of Christine Villas under the New Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police (AFP/PNP) Housing Program on February …

Report erring contractors, NHA says

MARAWI CITY, Philippines — The National Housing Authority (NHA) has encouraged the public to come forward and report erring housing contractors to enable the agency to investigate complaints and put questionable contractors on hold. NHA General Manager Marcelino P. Escalada Jr. said discrepancy in the implementation of housing projects can be avoided with a more …

NHA Contractors Barred from Housing Projects

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The National Housing Authority (NHA) barred almost all of its 20 contractors who were awarded contracts to undertake the Yolanda Housing projects. Marcelino P. Escalada, General manager of the NHA said “show cause” order was sent last month and most, if not all, failed to legally explain why they can still …

NHA : Building livable and comfortable homes

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Building livable and comfortable homes for the country’s homeless. This is how Marcelino P. Escalada Jr., the general manager of National Housing Authority (NHA) describes the mission of his agency. The National Housing Authority was tasked to develop and implement a comprehensive and integrated housing program which shall embrace, among others, …