BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
Executive Order No. 71             February 11, 2002
DECLARING PROPERTY OF THE GOVERNMENT SERVICE INSURANCE SYSTEM (GSIS) LOCATED IN PUREZA, QUINTANA, AMPIL AND DE DIOS STREETS, SAMPALOC, MANILA AS SOCIALIZED HOUSING SITES PROVIDING FOR THE DISPOSITON THEREOF TO QUALIFIED OCCUPANTS AND BENEFICIARIES
WHEREAS, in line with the priority concern of the present Administration to provide lands to deserving landless and homeless Filipinos, all heads departments, agencies, government- owned and controlled corporations and their instrumentalities have been directed to identify areas which may be suitable for socialized housing purposes;
WHEREAS, corollary to this concern is the policy of the present Administration of regularizing the land tenurial status of informal settlers occupying public lands;
WHEREAS, the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) owns certain parcels of land located in Pureza, Quintana, Ampil and de Dios Streets, District of Sampaloc, City of Manila, covered by Transfer Certificates of Title No.110310 and 197053, with an aggregate area of fifteen thousand one hundred thirty six (15,136) square meters, more or less;
WHEREAS, the GSIS has indorsed the disposition of the aforesaid property as a resettlement site in favor of the informal settlers and bonafide actual occupants thereof.
NOW, THEREOF, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL - ARROYO, President of the Philippines, by the virtue of the power vested in me by law, do hereby order :
Section 1. Declaration as Socialized Housing Sites. In view of the need of informal settlers to acquire home ownership and shelter security, the aforesaid property of GSIS in Sampaloc, Manila is hereby declared as socialized housing sites open for disposition to qualified occupants and beneficiaries.
It shall be strictly understood that the development of the area as a socialized housing project shall be pursued without obstructing the on-going clearing project being undertaken by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) along Estero de Valencia and subject to compliance with the pertinent provision of the Sanitation Code (P.D. 856) and its implementing rules and regulations.
Section 2. Pricing and Payment Scheme and Beneficiary Guidelines. The qualifications of beneficiaries, proposed lot pricing, payment scheme, and beneficiary guidelines and other condition shall be established, evaluated and implemented by an Executive Committee composed of the GSIS, as chair, with the following as members: Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC), Presidential Adviser for Special Concerns, Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) and Non-Government Organization (NGO) as may be identified by the chair. The Committee shall ensure of that a fair pricing and payment scheme for the beneficiaries shall be instituted.
Section 3. Separability Clause. In the event that any provision hereof is declared invalid by any competent court or tribunal, the other provision hereof unaffected thereby shall remain in full force and effect.
Section 6. Effectivity. This executive Order shall take effect immediately.
DONE in the City of Manila, 11th day of February, in the year of our Lord, two thousand and two.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
By the President:
(Sgd.) ALBERTO G. ROMULO
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