The housing cooperatives and other types of cooperatives engaged in cooperative housing project provided the sector’s contribution to the government’s program to address the dwellers and shelter needs of the homeless low income earners. These cooperatives mobilize their resources and engage in the construction of housing units in partnership with the local government units, private sector or National Government Agencies (NGAs) and Government Financing Institutions (GFIs). Inventory of the housing cooperative projects’ showed that they are either engage in land acquisition phase, construction, marketing, awarding of disposition of lots and housing units.
Underscoring the needs and aspirations of the cooperative sector, the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) and its co-convenor Key Shelter Agencies (KSAs) of Housing Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC); GFIs; and other government agencies and selected cooperatives who are members of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (JMEC) on Cooperatives spearhead the conduct of the 1st Cooperative Housing Summit to be held at Great Eastern Hotel, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City on July 17, 2014. Everyone is invited to become part in one of the most important cooperative event of the year specially those egage in housing and to those intending to open a housing window to their cooperative-members. Registration fee is only Php 700.00 per participant inclusive of meals, snacks and kits.
The First Cooperative Housing Summit is very significant not only to the cooperative sector but as well as the different agencies involved in housing because it mark the first collaborative efforts to support the cooperative sector.
Honorable Herbert Bautista, Mayor of Quezon City will deliver the welcome address to this monumental activity. No less than the Honorable Vice President and Concurrent Head of the Housing Urban Developing Council (HUDCC) will render the keynote address.
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