7 months Avert housing crisis, Angara urges gov’t MB
By Hannah Torregoza  Reelectionist Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara has urged the government to start taking concrete actions to address the housing backlog in the country and avert a possible housing crisis. Senator Juan Edgardo ‘’Sonny’’ M. Angara(FACEBOOK / MANILA BULLETIN) Angara pointed out that despite a booming real estate industry in the Philippines, the government is performing poorly in terms of providing homeless citizens with permanent shelter. The senator warned that the country’s housing backlog could balloon up to 12 million by 2030 and the homeless population could reach crisis proportions unless the government steps up efforts to provide ... more