Z3R August status: NHA completes 2,861 houses PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 11 September 2015 14:43

by SheIla Covarrubias

The National Housing Authority (NHA) has completed 2,861 housing units or 41.10 percent of the total 6961 houses targeted for construction for families affected by the 2013 siege under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction (Z3R) program.

Based on its shelter production report as of August 31, 2015, the NHA, which is the agency tasked to implement the housing projects, said 4,100 other units to include those to be constructed through the Housing Material Assistance (HOMA) program are up for completion.

A total of 18 housing packages are listed under the Z3R and the projects vary in number and type of housing units as well as level of accomplishment. A total of 1,610 one-story housing units are programmed for Martha Drive Homeowners Association, Inc., Paniran, Tulungatung, St. Peter HOA, Christian-Muslim HOA, Islamic HOA, Lustre HOA, Ayer Village and Rio Hondo (duplex loftable).

Three hundred sixty (360) two story houses are programmed for Aplaya and Evangelista-Vista Homes while 3,330 houses on stilts are programmed for Mariki, Taluksangay, Vale Vista Phase I, Vale Vista Phase 2, Vale Vista Phase-3, Vale Vista Phase-4 and sitio Hongkong.

On the other hand, there are a total of 1,661 units constructed and or to be constructed through the HOMA program.

Out of the total 2,861 housing units completed as of August 31, 2015- 791 are one-storey housing units; 970 houses on stilts and 1,100 through the HOMA program.

So far, the following housing packages have been completed:  Martha Drive HOA, Inc. with 44 units; Paniran with 146 housing units; St. Peter HOA with 16 housing units; Islamic village with 67 housing units; Lustre HOA with 152 units and Taluksangay with 200 units.

Meanwhile, also included in the scope of work of the NHA are the land development packages in Christian-Muslim UPAI site development, Christian-Muslim filling works, Islamic Village filling works and Z3R Tulungatung site development phase II.  — Sheila Covarrubias