A momentous event for the housing industry took place on July 19, 2019 with the signing of the implementing rules and regulations of the Republic Act No. 11201 or the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development Act at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria in Quezon City.
SHFC President Atty. Arnolfo Ricardo Cabling signed the document, along with HUDCC Chairperson Eduardo del Rosario, HLURB CEO and Commissioner Atty. Lloyd Lao, NHMFC President Dr. Felixberto Bustos, HDMF CEO Acmad Rizaldy Moti, Department of Budget and Management Usec. Janet Abuel, and Civil Service Commission Chairperson Alicia Dela Rosa-Bala.
Former Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito and former Congressman Alberto “Albee” Benitez” were awarded with a plaque of recognition for their role as prime movers in the passage of the law. Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, meanwhile, received a plaque of appreciation for imparting valuable insights as keynote speaker.