BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 1225
AMENDING PROCLAMATION NO. 144 AS AMENDED BY PROCLAMATION NOS. 391 AND 1027, SERIES OF 2003 AND 2006, BY SEGREGATING 2000 SQUARE METERS, MORE OR LESS, FROM THE PORTION OF THE LOT COVERED BY TRANSFER CERTIFICATE OF TITLE 6735, SITUATED IN BALAGBAG AREA 1, BARANGAY 201, PASAY CITY, AND ALLOCATING IT AS THE AREA FOR THE MEDIUM RISE HOUSING INTENDED FOR THE RELOCATION OF BENEFICIARIES FROM PAL GATE 1, ALSO A MIAA PROPERTY LOCATED IN ANDREW AVENUE, BARANGAY 184, PASAY CITY
WHEREAS, Proclamation No. 144, dated January 18, 2002, as amended by Proclamation No. 391 and 1027, dated May 28, 2003 and March 6, 2006, respectively, was issued pursuant to Republic Act (RA) No. 7279, also known as the Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992, declaring among others, the Balagbag Area 1 as a socialized housing area for disposition to qualified beneficiaries;
WHEREAS, Proclamation No. 391, transferred the administration of the area to the National Housing Authority (NHA) in coordination with the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA);
WHEREAS, Proclamation No. 1027 identified and defined in detail the commercial strips in Balagbag Area 1 and 2, Pildera 1 and 2, that were retained by MIAA;
WHEREAS, MIAA has the intention to clear the PAL Gate 1 Area, one of its properties also in Pasay City, from its present occupants of informal settlers, to utilize the area to support MIAA operations and other airport related activities;
WHEREAS, MIAA has identified a portion of the Balagbag Area 1 MRH site, based on the development framework plan of NHA for Balagbag 1, as the in-city relocation site of the residents of PAL Gate 1 to prevent social and economic displacement of the beneficiaries;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby amend Proclamation No. 144 dated January 18, 2002, as amended by Proclamation No. 391 and 1027, dated 28 May 2003 and March 6, 2006, respectively, and hereby declare that:
1. An area of 2000 square meters, more or less, subject to final survey, be segregated from the portion of the lot covered by Transfer Certificate of Title 6735, situated in Balagbag Area 1, Barangay 201, Pasay City, and that it be allocated as site for the Medium Rise Housing intended for the relocation of beneficiaries from PAL Gate 1 in Barangay 184, Pasay City;
2. The City Government of Pasay, in cooperation with the Office of the Representative of the Lone District of Pasay, and other concerned government entities, shall provide technical, financial and personnel resources in the clearing of the site from present occupants, construction of the medium-rise buildings and site development of the area; and
3. The area be acquired by the qualified residents through their duly recognized Homeowners Association using the Community Mortgage Program of the government.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 30th day of January, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Seven.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
By the President:
(Sgd.) EDUARDO R. ERMITA